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WATER LILY ( bow of KESTREL ) at Kegworth, 2005 (pics: C Deuchar ) Stern part of KESTREL as ex BWB tug KESTREL at Mills dock Trent Lock , 2004 and after extensive restoration in 2009.

Boat Name Other Name(s) Extant? Full Length BW No. Fleet No.
Gauge No. Gauged by Gauge Date BCN No. Registration No. Registered At:
12298 Grand Union 1. 4. 1932 1560 on 19. 2. 1930 Bm 1510 Birmingham on 28. 6. 1928.
Build Date Builder Orig. Owner Engine Original Type: Orig. Construction
April 1928 Yarwoods FMC Bolinder 15 hp. Motor Iron composite

Re-registration, Gaugings and Other Information

Cut into two boats by BWB in 1959, WATER LILY was thought at one time to be part of FMC's OSTRICH. Bow of what is almost definitely KESTREL, however, formed part of WATER LILY, stern remained as KESTREL. Full sagas available of identities of KESTREL and OSTRICH.