Harland and Wolff - Shipbuilding and Engineering Works

  GUCC Fleet No. 70
  Class Star
  Original Type: Motor
  Known As Small Woolwich
  Date Built 24.7.35
  Hull Construction Iron Composite
  Registered BREN 506
  Intended Paring 332
  She was built as a cargo carrying vessel and was part of the British Transport Waterways fleet. They converted her for pleasure use between 1958/60 and at that time she was named WATER BUCK. A steel top was added in 1977 and she was then renamed PERSEUS. Operates as a passenger launch with a capacity for 68 passengers. She operates a service on the Regents Canal from Little Venice to the London Zoo and Camden Lock with occasional trips to Limehouse, the River Lea and Brentford. PERSEUS