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Post-FMC History

Date

Action

Owner

 

Name

 

Source

 

 

MB says via ET but Dock book shows direct to Clayton.

 

 

 

 

MB

5.1947

 

To Thomas Clayton as CAPTAIN

T Clayton

 

CAPTAIN

 

 

12.11.1947

 

Regauged under BCN 1000 for W Holmes

W Holmes

 

CAPTAIN

 

GS

1949

 

To C W Mitchard (coal merchant), Owen St, Tipton. (ex T Clayton) Renamed COLIN

C W Mitchard

 

COLIN

 

 

7.12.1955

 

Regauged under BCN 1000 for C W Mitchard Add 35 cwts as COLIN

C W Mitchard

 

COLIN

 

 

13.3.1961

 

Sterngear repairs by J Yates for C W Mitchard

C W Mitchard

 

VICTORY

 

J Yates account book

24.11.1961

 

Drydock and repairs by J Yates for C W Mitchard

C W Mitchard

 

VICTORY

 

J Yates account book

17.8.1962

 

In use with Mitchard's as VICTORY BCN 1000

C W Mitchard

 

VICTORY

 

AB/BH

2.11.1962

 

At Tipton

C W Mitchard

 

VICTORY

 

BH 10.2.02

1962

 

To MB as VICTORY with 2 cylinder Bolinder No 1052BR (taken out and put in Cactus)

M Braine

 

VICTORY

 

 

1963

 

to Albert Ainsworth, Wolverhampton, for £250, who installed the Armstrong-Siddeley A2 (called the "Pototo roaster) with Parsons box (ex Cactus) and built full length cabin. Work done at LMS dock.

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

MB & AB & AA

31.7-15.8.1964

 

Cruise to London

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

A Ainsworth 29.5.01

16.7.1965

 

At Stratford Rally

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

A Ainsworth 29.5.01

30.7-14.8.1965

 

Cruise to Boston Lincs

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

A Ainsworth 29.5.01

30.7.-12.8.1966.

 

Marple Rally30.7.12.8.1966

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

A Ainsworth 29.5.01

1967

 

Stourton Rally

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

A Ainsworth 29.5.01

7.6.1967

 

Photographed at Broad St, Wolverhampton

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

A Ainsworth 29.5.01

8.1968

 

Little Venice

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

A Ainsworth 29.5.01

1970

 

Droitwich Rally

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

A Ainsworth 29.5.01

1972

 

Shortened to 50' by removing rotten plates amidships and cutting horizontally and shifting bottom half (below counter) forward then moving counter forward. Took out A2 (went to MB) and fitted Ford D engine.  Wooden bottom replaced with wrought iron salvaged from Willenhall gasometer and rolled flat at Jenks & Cattells. New wooden back cabin fitted. Work done at LMS dock at Horseley Fields.

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

Albert Ainsworth 29.5.01

1972

 

Sold to employee of British Leyland at Longbridge for £1000 and bought a house

A Ainsworth

 

VICTORY

 

Albert Ainsworth 29.5.01

6-7.8.1972

 

at Lymm Rally as VICTORY (BCN 1000) owned by Jim Yates at Norton Caines.

J Yates

 

VICTORY

 

AB

5.9.1978

 

in Wyken Arm as Victory fitted with Leyland 4 cyl bus engine and Parsons gearbox. Owned by W (Bill) Sharpe 23 Bentley Road Nuneaton  and Mrs I Sharpe

W Sharpe

 

VICTORY

 

AB and Dudley Wells via CD

1979

 

Examined by Bert Cooper with a view to purchase. Joe Gilbert quoted for remedial work.

B. Cooper

 

VICTORY

 

B Cooper 12.7.01

1980

 

owned by C Milder

 

 

 

 

Dudley Wells via CD

late 1981

 

To Garth Nicholls of Thorne, Doncaster, via Joe Gilbert of Charity Dock. Work done on boat at Dock including extending hull by 10'

G Nicholls

 

VICTORY

 

Garth Nicholls 26.4.01

1985

 

Surveyed at Thorne Dockyard by MB

G Nicholls

 

COUNTESS

 

MB

4.1991

 

Advertised in WW for sale at £12,000

G Nicholls

 

COUNTESS

 

 

 

 

To Sandra Davies and Mike Boston for £10,000

Davies/Boston

 

COUNTESS

 

SD

3.2000

10.2016

 

Photographed at Wolverhampton) BW 72897

To Dai Carver.  On the Llangollen Canal near Pontcysyllte

 

Dai Carver

 

COUNTESS

COUNTESS

 

RT

DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sightings

 

 

 

Ref

Date

Source

Captain

Crew

Butty

             Notes

 

COUNTESS (a)

 

 

 

 

 

Launched Fazeley Street

 

 

12.2.90i

 

 

 

 

Inspected

 

Bm 719

25.2.1890

Reg

William Smith

 

 

 

 

 

20.5.1890

WH Reg

 

 

 

as "Countess 15" steam carrying tug

 

WH 9435

14.9.1894

 

 

 

 

Gauged

 

 

2.5.1896

Lei CIJ

Thos Wenlock

4--

Leicester(3--)

"Fly"

 

 

6.1897

 

 

 

 

Dismantled & Rebuilt

 

 

27.7.97

 

 

 

 

Inspected

 

COUNTESS (b)

1.10.1897

Reg

 

 

 

Bm 987

 

 

2.1901

 

 

 

 

Maintenance Docking

 

 

9.1901

 

 

 

 

Maintenance Docking

 

 

2.1903

 

 

 

 

Maintenance Docking

 

 

12.1903

 

 

 

 

Maintenance Docking

 

 

5.1907

 

 

 

 

Maintenance Docking

 

 

29.7.1907

Millner L

 

 

 

Tunnel transgression

 

 

12.1909

 

 

 

 

Maintenance Docking

 

 

2.4.1911 

Census

Edward Smith

 

 

 At Paddington.. Crew included William Hanson (driver) and George Smith

 

CAPTAIN

23.6.24i

 

 

 

 

Inspected

 

 

7.1924

 

 

 

 

Converted

 

Bm 1466

9.7.1924

Reg

A Osborne

 

 

 

 

Bm 1466

19.3.1924 (!)

Hill A

 

 

Ophelia

 

 

Bm 1466

8.1.1925

Hill A

Palin

 

Ophelia

Coal from Uxbridge

 

BCN 1000

23.1.1925

 

 

 

 

Gauged

 

GJ 12126.

24.6.1925

Gauged

 

 

 

Add 12 cwt

 

Bm 1466

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

12126

27.2.1926

24.7.1926

25.8.1927

12.10.1927

24.10.1927

4.11.1927

17.11.1927

1.12.1927

16.12.1927

2.1.1928

19.1.1928

31.1.1928

18.2.1928

6.3.1928

21.3.1928

7.4.1928

27.4.1928

7.5.1928

16.5.1928

12.6.1928

29.6.1928

12.7.1928

27.7.1928

10.8.1928

29.8.1928

27.9.1928

1.11.1928

16.11.1928

1.12.1928

Dav CIJ

Brent Toll

Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll

Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll Brent Toll

Jo Callin

2--

Gravesend

Gravesend

Gravesend

 

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

England

 

20t 19c

 

“Gauge before loading timber”

 

Bm1466.

13.3.1929

Nott CIJ

J Palin

32-

England

 

 

Bm1466.

10.2.1930

Nott CIJ

T Callow

12-

Natal

 

 

Bm1466.

9.8.1930

Nott CIJ

T Callow

152

Natal

b4 g1½

 

Bm1466.

8.5.1931

Nott CIJ

T Callow

142

Natal

 

 

 

23.9.1931

Regauged 

 

 

 

+13cwt

 

Bm1466.

6.11.1934

Bm CIJ

A Bevington

22-

Conway

 

 

Bm1466.

14.12.1934

Bm CIJ

A Bevington

22-

Conway

 

 

Bm1466.

12.2.1935

Bm CIJ

E Webb

3--

-

 

 

Bm1466.

22.2.1935

Bm CIJ

W Westwood

2--

-

 

 

Bm1466.

22.3.1935

Bm CIJ

F Westwood

2--

-

 

 

Bm1466.

5.4.1935

Bm CIJ

J Jones

221

Clyde

 

 

Permit 3084

15.6.1935

GUCC

 

 

Hanwell

48¾t coal Alperton to Key Glass

 

Bm1466.

5.9.1935

Bm CIJ

W Westwood

221

Hettie

 

 

Bm1466.

9.11.1935

Bm CIJ

J Nightingale

2--

-

 

 

Bm1466.

6.12.1935

Bm CIJ

G Jones

2--

-

 

 

Bm1466.

3.2.1936

Bm CIJ

 

 

 

Bm 573 Ptg

 

 

2.1936

 

 

 

 

Docked Saltley

 

Bm1466.

6.11.1936

Bm CIJ

J Smith

3--

-

 

 

Bm1466.

28.11.1936

Bm CIJ

J Smith

322

Durban

 

 

Bm1466.

20.2.1937

Bm CIJ

J Smith

-13

-

 

 

Bm1466.

27.2.1937

Bm CIJ

T Boswell

31-

Penkridge

 

 

GJ 12126.

5.3.1937

Hill TR

Boswell

 

Penkridge

Coal  Newdigate to Uxbridge

 

Bm1466.

24.4.1937

Bm CIJ

J Boswell

2--

-

 

 

Bm1466.

15.5.1937

Bm CIJ

T Boswell

121

Penkridge

 

 

Bm1466.

28.7.1937

Bm CIJ

J Boswell

21-

Penkridge

 

 

 

15.6.1938

Regauged

 

 

 

+26cwt

 

 

2.1939

 

 

 

 

Docked Saltley

 

Bm1466.

17.10.1941

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

2--

-

 

 

Bm1466.

4.2.1942

Bm CIJ

W Dale

11-

-

 

 

GJ 12126.

6.3.1942

Calc TR

Daly

 

Yiewsley

Distemper Bham to Paddington

 

 

10.1942

 

 

 

 

Docked Uxbridge

 

GJ 12126.

26.10.1942

Calc TR

Kendall

 

Penkridge

Cement Bham to Brentford

 

Bm1466.

29.10.1942

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

123

Penkridge

 

 

Bm 1466

23.11.1942

Ell CIJ

W Kendall

122

Penkridge

f2   b4m

 

Bm1466.

31.12.1942

Nott CIJ

A Aldridge

111

Sussex

g13

 

Bm1466.

29.1.1943

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

123

Penkridge

 

 

Bm1466.

19.2.1943

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

123

Penkridge

 

 

489

4.3.1943

Ban TR

A Jones

 

Hanwell

Goods to Oxford

 

Permit 1230

18.8.1943

EP

Harrison

 

Eve (sic)(Exe)

40t copper EP to Autherley

 

Bm 1466.

20.8.1943

Bm CIJ

 

 

 

2 cop regn cert

 

Bm 1466

11.9.1943

Bm CIJ

 

 

 

Stoke on T 173 Regn Cert;

 

Bm 1466.

31.12.1943

Bm CIJ

 

 

 

Bm 400  Water V;

 

Bm1466.

14.1.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

121

Stanley

 

 

Bm1466.

19.2.1944

Bm CIJ

W Clowes

121

Stanley

 

 

 

23.2.1944

Millner L

 

 

Stanley

RAF Stores 27t 0.3.12 @ 4/- per ton to Northampton

 

 

Bm1466.

6.4.1944

Bm CIJ

W Clowes

121

Stanley

 

 

Bm1466.

6.5.1944

Bm CIJ

J. H Kent

122

Romford

 

 

Bm1466.

26.6.1944

Bm CIJ

W Dale

212

Yiewsley

 

 

Bm1466.

13.9.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

2--

-

 

 

Bm 1466

6.11.1944

Ell CIJ

W Westwood

31-

Hettie

Tinever

 

GJ 12126.

10.12.1944

Calc TR

Westwood

 

Hettie

Tubes Halesowen to Brentford

 

Bm1466.

1.3.1945

Bm CIJ

W Westwood

13-

Hettie

 

 

Bm1466.

6.4.1945

Bm CIJ

W Berrill

211

Greet

 

 

Bm1466.

10.4.1945

Bm CIJ

W Berrill

211

Greet

 

 

Bm 1466.

26.5.1945

Bm CIJ

 

 

 

Fins 56 Cert;

 

Bm1466.

2.6.1945

Bm CIJ

W Berrill

211

Greet

 

 

Bm1466.

28.6.1945

Bm CIJ

W Berrill

211

Greet

 

 

Bm1466.

19.7.1945

Bm CIJ

W Berrill

211

Greet

 

 

Bm1466.

31.7.1945

Bm CIJ

W Westwood

13-

Hettie

 

 

Bm1466.

28.9.1945

Bm CIJ

P Ward

135

Sweden

 

 

 

7.12.1945

Brockm-moor Gauge

 

 

 

Captain 18"

 

 

1.5.1946

Regauged

 

 

 

+9cwt

 

Bm1466.

18.11.1946

Bm CIJ

A Russon

1--

-

 

 

Bm1466.

11.1.1947

Bm CIJ

G Humphries

112

York

 

 

 

5.1947

 

 

 

 

Sold to Thomas Clayton

 

BCN 1000

12.11.1947

 

 

 

 

Regauged for W Holmes

 

BCN 1000

7.12.1955

 

 

 

Ded 35 cwt

Regauged for C W Mitchard as Colin

 

 

 

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