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Post-FMC History

8.10.1947

 

To E Thomas

 

E Thomas

 

VULCAN

 

undated

 

Change of owner to E Thomas on GS BCN 2167

 

E Thomas

 

VULCAN

GS

9.6.1948

 

Gauged BCN 2286 renamed VULCAN No 17

 

E Thomas

 

VULCAN No 17

Gauging Book

1953

 

Hull donated by ET. Recabined, restored and rebottomed, painted in Coronation colours fitted with BMC Commander engine and box and donated to Wolverhampton federation of Boys Clubs as ERNEST THOMAS. Mattresses by Beatties, Rebottoming by Wolverhampton Council, engine by Bradburn & Wedge

 

E Thomas

 

ERNEST THOMAS

Ray T and MB

1953 to 1970

 

Operated from Autherley Junction. Slept 12 plus crew.

MB crewed on several occasions

 

Wolverhampton Federation of Boys Clubs

 

ERNEST THOMAS

MB

 

 

To Charlie Foster and son Horace.

 

Foster

 

 

 

3.8.1972

 

at Lymm Rally. BCN 2286 with BMC Commodore engine

 

Foster

 

VULCAN

AB

1971 - 1977

 

In ownership of Matthews family

 

Foster

 

VULCAN

A Matthews (C F's grandson)

1977

 

Sunk at Ken Keay's yard, still owned by Charlie Foster

 

Foster

 

VULCAN

John Wilkinson 3.2.01

Mid 1978

 

to John Wilkinson, restored at Ken Keays, took 2 years cost 16,000

 

J Wilkinson

 

VULCAN

John Wilkinson 3.2.01 & WW 9.1978

29.8.1978

 

at Ken Keay's yard. Photo of rebuild dated 10.1978

 

J Wilkinson

 

VULCAN

AB

late 1978

 

away from Keay's crewed by Len Wilson, Danny (an ex

steamer man) and John Wilkinson

 

J Wilkinson

 

VULCAN

John Wilkinson 3.2.01

12.1979

 

at Bunbury to Audlem, damaged by ice, returned to Ken Keay's

 

J Wilkinson

 

VULCAN

John Wilkinson 3.2.01

12.1979

 

Advert in WW for sale

 

J Wilkinson

 

VULCAN

WW 12.1979

1980

 

MB carried out hull survey on Ken Keay's dock. Problematical for new owners

 

J Wilkinson

 

VULCAN

MB

4.1980

 

to Jim Forster at Kegworth - paired with ILKESTON

 

J Forster

 

VULCAN

Jim Forster 3.3.01

14.8.1980

 

Walthamstow Rally owned by Jim Forster of Kegworth with Lister JP2 CS 96724

 

J Forster

 

VULCAN

Jim Forster 3.3.01

2.1983

 

For sale by Jim Forster with JP 2. Asking 18,000

 

J Forster

 

VULCAN

WW Feb 83

1984

 

Surveyed by MB

 

J Forster

 

VULCAN

John Forth 24.2.01

8.1984

 

For sale by Jim Forster with JP 2. No price quoted

 

J Forster

 

VULCAN

WW 8.1984

9.1984

 

to Mike and Shirley Allen

 

M Allen

 

VULCAN

Mike Allen 2.3.01

26.12.1985

 

at Braunston. Also 26.12.1986

 

M Allen

 

VULCAN

AB

8 and 9.1987

 

For sale asking 18,500

 

M Allen

 

VULCAN

WW 8 and 9.1987

7.1987

 

to Peter Chalk

 

P Chalk

 

VULCAN

Mike Allen 2.3.01

9.1987

 

at Braunston

 

P Chalk

 

VULCAN

Chris Clegg 3.6.01

26.12.1987

 

at Braunston

 

P Chalk

 

VULCAN

AB

5.5.1990

 

at Canal Cavalcade. Also 4.6.1996

 

P Chalk

 

VULCAN

AB

30.12.1990

 

at Braunston. Also 24.5.1992; 30.5.1993; 3.5.1994; 29.5.1994; 28.5.1995

 

P Chalk

 

VULCAN

AB

9.7.1996

 

at Little Venice

 

P Chalk

 

VULCAN

AB

5.2000

 

at Braunston BW 63351

 

P Chalk

 

VULCAN

RT

24.3.2006

 

to Dr David Evans and Julian Mander

 

D Evans

 

VULCAN

Peter Chalk

Sightings

 

Ref

 

Date

 

Source

Captain

Crew

Butty

Notes

 

VULCAN (a)

11.1906

 

 

 

 

Launched Saltley

 

7.11.1908

 

 

 

 

Inspected

Bm 1207

27.11.1908

Reg

Noah Webb

 

 

Registered

 

11.1910

 

 

 

 

Converted to steam

VULCAN (b)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

31.10.1910

 

 

 

 

Inspected

Bm 1226.

25.11.1910

Reg

John Ward

 

 

Registered

Bm 1226

16.12.1910

Heston CIJ

J Ward

 

 

 

GJ 11690

20.3.1911

 

 

 

 

Gauged

Bm 1226.

20.1.1912

Ilk CIJ

John Ward

 

 

 

Bm 1226

18.5.1912

Heston CIJ

J Ward

 

 

 

 

19.3.1914

Millner L

 

 

 

Salmon cargo

Bm 1226.

18.5.1914

Dav CIJ

H Smith

4--

 

"Fly boat"

Bm 1226.

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

13.7.1915

13.1.1916

27.1.1916

5.2.1916

12.2.1916

17.2.1916

27.2.1916

4.3.1916

11.3.1916

20.3.1916

29.3.1916

1.5.1916

9.5.1916

13.5.1916

16.5.1916

31.5.1916

16.6.1916

30.6.1916

17.7.1916

21.7.1916

28.7.1916

29.8.1916

2.1.1917

5.1.1917

19.1.1917

25.1.1917

5.3.1917

16.3.1917

22.3.1917

30.3.1917

5.4.1917

21.4.1917

5.5.1917

16.5.1917

29.6.1917

19.7.1917

14.8.1917

28.8.1917

6.9.1917

11.9.1917

18.9.1917

25.9.1917

3.10.1917

16.10.1917

24.10.1917

13.11.1917

27.11.1917

12.12.1917

10.1.1918

Bkd 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

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

 

 

 

C Court

 

 

C Court

C Court

C Court

C Court

 

C Court

C Court

 

C Court

C Court

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C Court

 

 

 

C Court

 

 

 

 

C Court

C Court

C Court

Court

 

C Court

C Court

 

C Court

C Court

 

C Court

C Court

Atkins

 

 

411

Penkridge

 

 

 

 

Una

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Una

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Una

 

c2

15t 12c

14t 7c

15t 11c

8.32 measure

19t 16c (31t .15c on Una)

14t 7c

13t 5c

17t 13c

15t 3c

16t 8c

16t 17c

17t 6c

17t 13c (26t 1c on Una)

10t 12c

19t

16t 19c

 

14t 19c

14t 18c

12.47 measure

16t 12c

19t 15c (putting some ofon to butty)

16t 18c

17t

16t 11c

13t 1c (36t 16c total)

15t 18c

17t 6c

 

17t 8c

14t 12c

14t 12c

16t 7c

11t 17c

11t 19c No Coke

14t 15c

16t 7c

13t 9c

15t

17t

12t

14t 1c

16t 19c

13t 19c No coke

17t 9c

13t 14c

9t 17c

17t 7c

 

11690

11690

11690

11690

1.3.1918

7.8.1918

16.8.1918

20.9.1918

22.11.1918

 

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

 

 

Atkins

 

 

Boiler exchange

15t 12c

11t

10t 4c

16t 3c

 

4.11.1920

Millner L

J Wilkinson

 

 

towing empty boats

Bm 1226.

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

27.4.1921

23.11.1921

3.12.1921

24.12.1921

4.1.1922

12.1.1922

28.1.1922

11.4.1922

20.4.1922

27.4.1922

5.5.1922

25.5.1922

1.6.1922

16.8.1922

22.8.1922

18.9.1922

25.9.1922

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

J Wilkinson

2--

 

 

11t 11c

14t 9c

16t 8c

14t 19c

13t 11c

15t 5c

10t 4c

10t 10c

 

13t 1c

12t 14c

13t 3c

11t

16t

17t 18c

15t 6c

Bm 1226.

28.9.1922

Dav CIJ

J Wilkinson

3--

 

 

Bm 1226.

11690

11690

11690

11690

6.10.1922

14.12.1922

21.12.1922

1.1.1923

9.1.1923

Dav CIJ

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

J Wilkinson

3--

 

 

13t 15c

15t 18c

15t 2c

14t 13c

Bm 1226.

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

11690

21.6.1923

30.6.1923

5.7.1923

14.7.1923

21.7.1923

2.8.1923

20.11.1923

Dav CIJ

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

Brent Toll

J Wilkinson

3--

 

 

15t

15t 14c

18t 10c

15t 6c

14t19c

14t 12c

Bm 1226.

11690

28.11.1923

8.12.1923

Dav CIJ

Brent Toll

J Wilkinson

3--

 

 

15t 6c

 

4.9.1927

 

 

 

 

Converted

Bm 1226.

17.7.1928

Dav CIJ

W Knibbs J

2--

Italy

 

Bm 1226

2.1.1931

Leamington CIJ

A Bevington

11-

 

 

Bm 1226.

7.3.1931

Nott CIJ

A Bevington

311

Usk

 

Bm 1226.

1.1.1932

Nott CIJ

A Bevington

221

Persia

 

 

14.3.1932

 

 

 

 

Inspected

Bm 1538.

15.4.1932

Reg

Alfred Bevington

 

 

Registered

Bm 1538.

16.2.1933

Bre CIJ

 

 

 

 

Bm 1538.

15.6.1934

Bm CIJ

Mrs Bevington

2--

Persia

 

Bm 1538.

13.7.1934

Bm CIJ

Mrs Bevington

2--

-

 

Bm 1538.

16.7.1934

Bm CIJ

Mrs Bevington

323

Persia

 

Bm 1538.

4.8.1934

Bm CIJ

Mrs Bevington

2--

-

 

Bm 1538.

28.8.1934

Nott CIJ

Mrs Bevington

133

Persia

b4 b2 b15m

Bm 1538.

28.9.1934

Bm CIJ

Mrs Bevington

2--

Persia

 

Bm 1538.

12.10.1934

Bm CIJ

Mrs Bevington

222

Persia

 

Bm 1538.

31.12.1934

Bre CIJ

Mrs Bevington

 

Persia

 

Permit 2127

20.3.1935

GUCCC

 

 

Persia

50t Coal to Willes EL

Permit 3325

8.7.1935

GUCCC

 

 

Persia

47t coal to Willes EL

Bm 1538.

3.12.1935

Bm CIJ

W Ball

31-

Persia

 

Bm 1538.

23.12.1935

Bm CIJ

W Ball

31-

Persia

 

Bm 1538.

18.1. 1936

Bm CIJ

W Ball

12-

Persia

 

Bm 1538.

14.2.1936

Bm CIJ

W Ball

12-

Persia

 

 

7.1936

 

 

 

 

Docked Saltley

Bm 1538.

7.8.1936

Bm CIJ

W Ball

131

Persia

 

Bm 1538.

20.8.1936

Bm CIJ

W Ball

2--

-

 

Bm 1538.

3.10.1936

Bm CIJ

W Ball

131

Persia

 

Bm 1538.

10.4.1937

Bm CIJ

J Smith

225

Durban

 

Bm 1538.

14.8.1937

Bm CIJ

J Smith

225

Durban

 

 

8.1939

 

 

 

 

Docked Saltley

Bm 1538.

13.11.1939

Wv CIJ

J Smith

132

Durban

 

Bm 1538.

14.2.1941

Bm CIJ

J Smith

132

Durban

 

Bm 1538.

11.3.1941

Bm CIJ

J Smith

132

Dorset

 

Bm 1538.

19.4.1941

Bm CIJ

J Smith

133

Dorset

 

Bm 1538.

18.9.1941

Bm CIJ

J Smith

133

Durban

 

Bm 1538.

25.9.1941

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

122

Venice

 

 

5.3.1942

Calc TR

Kendall

 

Roumania

Iron Forgings Bilston to Brentfd

 

22.3.1942

Calc TR

Kendall

 

Roumania

Sack clips? Paddington to Bham

 

7.5.1942

Calc TR

Kendall

 

Roumania

Iron Goods Faz St to Brentfd

 

16.5.1942

Calc TR

Kendall

 

Roumania

Cement Brentfd to Bham

Bm 1538.

18.6.1942

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

122

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

25.7.1942

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

122

Penkridge

 

Bm 1538.

2.10.1942

Nott CIJ

W Kendall

123

Penkridge

Nott 44 CB Reg 1878 Sec 3a Cabin not waterproof & Ptg due

Bm 1538.

3.10.1942

Bm CIJ

J Smith

313

Durban

 

 

15.10.1942

Calc TR

Kendall

 

Penkridge

Iron Forgings Bilston to CRB

 

12.1942

 

 

 

 

Docked Saltley

Bm 1538.

9.1.1943

Bm CIJ

 

 

 

Nott 44 Rep & ptg

Bm 1538.

5.2.1943

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

213

Penkridge

 

Bm 1538.

12.2.1943

Bm CIJ

 

 

 

Bm 410 o/a

Bm 1538.

10.6.1943

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

1--

-

 

 

10.7.1943

Ban TR 530

Kendall

 

Penkridge

40t Oil W&NJ to Oxford

Bm 1538.

5.8.1943

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

213

Penkridge

 

BCN 2167

11.8.1943

 

 

 

 

Gauged

Bm 1538.

13.8.1943

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

213

Penkridge

 

Bm 1538.

1.9.1943

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

114

Penkridge

boy 1week

Bm 1538.

22.9.1943

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

212

Penkridge

 

Bm 1538.

14.1.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

112

Penkridge

 

Bm 1538.

31.1.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

113

Penkridge

 

Bm 1538.

5.2.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

1--

-

 

Bm 1538.

26.2.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

114

Penkridge

boy 6 mos

Bm 1538.

6.3.1944

Ell CIJ

W Kendall

123

Penkridge

g5,3,2 tin ore

Bm 1538.

8.3.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

114

Penkridge

 

Bm 1538.

4.4.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

1--

-

 

 

6.4.1944

Ban TR 602

W Kendall

 

Penkridge

34.10t RAF Stores W&NJ to Oxford

Bm 1538.

14.4.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

1--

-

 

Bm 1538.

3.6.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

123

Penkridge

 

 

27.6.1944

Millner L

 

 

Aire

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

Bm 1548

30.10.1944

Ell CIJ

W Kendall

114

Aire

b4,2,1m g5 tinover

Permit 797

20.12.1944

EP

W Kendall

 

Aire

44t Alumimium EP to Bham

Bm 1538.

6.12.1944

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

214

Aire

 

Bm 1538.

6.1.1945

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

1-1

-

 

Bm 1538.

26.1.1945

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

211

Aire

 

Bm 1538.

2.2.1945

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

114

Aire

 

Bm 1538.

3.3.1945

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

124

Aire

 

Bm 1538.

23.3.1945

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

133

Aire

 

Bm 1538.

5.5.1945

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

21-

Aire

 

Bm 1538.

9.6.1945

Bm CIJ

W Kendal

21-

Aire

 

Bm 1538.

23.8.1945

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

1--

-

 

Bm 1538.

12.9.1945

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

21-

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

20.9.1945

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

21-

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

29.9.1945

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

21-

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

19.10.1945

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

31-

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

27.10.1945

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

31-

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

9.11.1945

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

21b3w

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

15.12.1945

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

21b2m

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

5.1.1946

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

21-

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

21.1.1946

Bm CIJ

R Hayward

121

Roumania

 

Bm 1538.

27.9.1946

Bm CIJ

E Hough

123

Gladys

 

Bm 1538.

10.1.1947

Bm CIJ

J Green

114

Joan

 

Bm 1538.

25.4.1947

Bm CIJ

H Westwood

113

Denmark

 

Bm 1538.

6.6.1947

Bm CIJ

H Westwood

131

Denmark

 

 

9.1947

 

 

 

Sold to E Thomas

 

VULCAN 17

9.6.1948

 

 

 

Regauged as BCN 2286

 

 

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