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Post-FMC History

Date

Action

 

Name

Source

5.1893

To Harold and Edgar Humphrey (Abingdon Carriers) for 575

Humphrey

DUCHESS

16.6.1893

Reregistered at Birmingham 860 by H & E Humphrey

Humphrey

DUCHESS

Registration

21.6.1893

Waterman's Hall records as "Harold & Edgar Humfrey of Shippon, near Abingdon, Berks DUCHESS 20 steam monkey boat

Humfrey

DUCHESS

Ref:1255/6309/4/68

27.6.1894

Gauged at PoL as Steam Monkey Boat  No 8314 70.10 x 6.8 12..16 tonnage by measurement 21..8 carrying capacity.

Humfrey

DUCHESS

Ref PoL gauging 8314

8.8.1898

Transferred to Edgar Humfrey

Humfrey

DUCHESS

Ref PoL gauging 8314

6.8.1900

Humfrey Registration cancelled boat sold to Barnett & Sons as steam monkey boat 12 tons measurement 21 tons burthen

Barnett

DUCHESS

Ref PoL Index Fol 307

12.10.1904

Transferred to Mary Elizabeth Wheeler of St Helena Wharf, Richmond (trading as W J Wheeler)

Wheeler

DUCHESS

Ref PoL gauging 8314

6.3.1905

PoL Gauging Cancelled - sold J Thorneycroft Limited & not navigated

Thorneycroft

DUCHESS

Ref PoL gauging 8314

17.5.1905

Registered at PoL to John I Thorneycroft & Co Ltd Church Wharf Chiswick Middlesex (John Maughfling - Secretary) as a Gas motor barge Craft No 10426

Thorneycroft

DUCHESS

Fol 386 PoL Index

3.1.1906

Left Brentford, fitted with 35hp Thorneycroft Suction Gas Engine, on journey to Manchester and back. Journey took nearly 7 weeks.2 blades broken off propeller.

Thorneycroft

DUCHESS

Articles Motor Boat 12.4.1906

5.1906

PoL Gauging registration cancelled - left the Port

Thorneycroft

DUCHESS

26.11.1907

Reregistered at Coventry No 343 as a steamer for John Griffiths of Bedworth renamed ANT "a fly boat worked by shifts". "Reregistration necessary owing to structural alterations and change of owner.

J Griffiths

ANT

20.9.1910

"This boat is not now used as a dwelling but as an open boat"

J Griffiths

Cov 343 registration

Sightings

Ref

Date

Source

Captain

Notes

DUCHESS

1889

Launched Fazeley St

2.3.1889

Inspected

Bm 678

12.3.1889

Reg

for Fellows, Morton & Co

20.5.1890

WH Reg

as "Duchess 15" steam carrying tug

4.1891

Census

Andrew Humphries

at Hatton

4.1891

Census

Frank Grandos

Driver Age 43 born Warwicks

4.1891

Census

Frederick Grandos

Crew Age 20 born Warwicks

26.1.1893

Inspected

Bm 841

16.2.1893

Reg

Andrew Humphries

5.1893

Sold

to Harold & Edgar Humphrey

Bm 860

16.6.1893

Reg

for Humphrey

WH 9436

14.9.1894

Gauged

1255

8.8.1898

PoL Index

Canal barge 8314

1255

6.8.1900

PoL Index

To Barnett & Sons

Bm 1166

26.1.1906

Reg

For Thorneycroft

ANT Cov 343

26.11.1907

Reg

For Griffiths

ANT Cov 343

15.6.1909

CIJ Heston

Jno. Wilson

John Griffiths, Bedworth. (paired with Mersey Cov 256)

Cov 343

20 9 1910

Converted to open boat by

 

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