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Swift

Swift iced in at StourportFlickr Swift is a motor built by Yarwoods in 1933 for the chemical firm Cowburn & Cowpar of Manchester for their company fleet. The fleet consisted of eight motors all named after birds starting with the letter 'S', they are Swan, Swift, Swallow, Stork, Skylark, Seagull, Snipe and Starling.

Further information on the W H Cowburn and Cowpar Fleet can be found at the Historic Narrow Boat Club webiste by following this link (http://hnbc.org.uk/w-h-cowburn-cowpar-ltd).

 
Fleet Number: 
1119
Length: 
70' 6"
Draft: 
4' 2"
Beam: 
7' 1"
Construction: 
Originally Steel Composite
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