1898 - constructed as an iron composite steamer.
21/5/1915 Converted to motor boat, with Bolinder 15hp E type engine, at Saltley Dock, and renamed BRITON
28/7/1924 Gauged BCN No 895
12/9/1924 Gauged GJC No 12119
1/1947 Sold to J Dean & Sons Ltd
1951 Sold to Alfred Matty & Sons Ltd, Coseley, renamed SILVER ANN (or Sally Ann as a nickname, which caused it to be mis-identified as another ex-steamer, Sultan).
6/6/1951 Gauged BCN No 2348
c1970? Sold to private ownership, renamed SULTAN following misidentification
by 2000 On bank at Industry Narrowboats, Stretton, derelict and cut into several parts
2001 Identified as BARONESS
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