|Boat Name||Other Name(s)||Extant?||Full Length||BW No.||Fleet No.|
|LION||NORTH . CROWN||Yes||Yes, but conv. to motor .||62856|
|Gauge No.||Gauged by||Gauge Date||BCN No.||Registration No.||Registered At:|
|1136 on 16. 2. 1926 , as NORTH.||Wv 1119||Wolverhampton on 10. 5. 1926 as NORTH.|
|Build Date||Builder||Orig. Owner||Engine||Original Type:||Orig. Construction|
|Aug 1925||Yarwoods||Midland & Coast CCCo Ltd||Unpowered||Butty||Steel composite|
Re-registration, Gaugings and Other Information
Full length horse boat from 1925 - 37, shortened in 1937 to 44' by Harris Bros. for new owners N Hingley & Sons Ltd and converted to a tug. Engine used was a 2 cyl. 30 hp Petter semi diesel. New tug was named CROWN. Converted and lengthened once more in 1957 for pleasure use by M E Braine, then relengthened to 70' in 1989. Has now been named LION for many years. Owned by current owner since 1973.