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Autumn 2012 - Issue 27

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The Autumn 2012 issue includes the following features.

Famous Fleets

British Waterways

Alan Faulkner reviews the narrowboat operations of British Waterways in the North West

You can view an excerpt here.

Historical Profiles

The Rochdale Canal

On the 10th anniversary of its reopening, Mike Clarke explores the history of the first of the three trans-Pennine canals to be completed

You can view an excerpt here.

One Boat's Story

Heather Bell Post War

Following on from the photographs of Heather Bell at Tipton in Summer NarrowBoat, Jeff Parrott continues the boat’s story after the end of the Second World War

You can view an excerpt here.

Famous Fleets

Griffiths Update

A recent Griffiths’ family gathering has caused Chris M. Jones to review some aspects of the John Griffiths’ story

You can view an excerpt here.

Canals that never were

Bude and Tamar

Richard Dean examines canal schemes on the Cornwall/Devon border

You can view an excerpt here.

Art of the Waterways

Wartime Artists: Audrey Harper, Christian Vlasto

Mike Constable discovers more artistic talent amongst the wartime boating trainees

You can view an excerpt here.