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Betelgeuse as the Chester Packet trip boat in 1975 (CN Deuchar)

Boat Name Other Name(s) Extant? Full Length BW No. Fleet No.
BETELGEUSE   Yes Yes   GUCC 235
Gauge No. Gauged by Gauge Date BCN No. Registration No. Registered At:
GU 12488 Grand Union Dec 1935   Br 568 Brentford, in Dec 1935.
Build Date Builder Orig. Owner Engine Original Type: Orig. Construction
Nov 1935 Harland & Wolff GUCCC Unpowered Butty Steel composite

Re-registration, Gaugings and Other Information

Orig. intended GUCCC pairing with motor 18, BARGUS. Sold into private ownership in 1967.