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Top 100 Sites
See also Museums & History Sites
Daniel Adamson Preservation Society: The historic tug-tender Daniel Adamson was kept at The Boat Museum, Ellesmere Port. In 2004 her owners, the Manchester Ship Canal Company, decided to scrap her. This led to the formation of the Society.
Heritage Afloat: A national voluntary organisation active in every type of ship or boat preservation across the UK.
Historic Narrow Boat Owners Club: Dedicated to encourage the preservation, restoration and use of working and ex- working narrow boats.
The Horseboating Society: Promoting horseboating and preserving the heritage and skills of this once common form of transport.
The Narrow Boat Trust: A charity for restoring and preserving narrowboats.
Narrowboat Raymond: Raymond was the last wooden butty to be built at Braunston and probably the last wooden working boat built anywhere.
Steam narrow boat President: President, the preserved steam narrowboat is owned by the Black Country Living Museum at Dudley.
The Thames Traditional Boat Society: Promoting the use and enjoyment of traditional, unpowered, Thames boats.
Wooden Canal Boat Society: Dedicated to saving, restoring and using some of the old wooden working boats of Britain's canals.
Wraysbury Boathouse: Boatbuilding and restoration. Also a full service and maintenance facility which includes, slipping, antifouling, refinishing, inboard and outboard servicing, repairs and storage.
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