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1925                Iron composite motor boat

1/1/1949          Purchased by BTC (D&IWE), NW Division fleet

1/10/1953        Passed to BTC (BTW)

3/10/1958        Re-Registered at Northwich No 66

1/1/1963          Passed to BWB 

21/05/1965      Sold to Midland Canal Transport

04/12/1965      Resold to M E Braine (Boatbuliders), Norton Canes

                        Restored to cargo carrying condition and Bolinder BM type engine fitted

1970                Sold to private ownership 

2000-2007       In private ownership, underwent extensive renovation at Brinklow Boats. Renovation details included a wooden bottom, a wooden cabin and wooden gunnels. Where iron had to be replaced it was replaced with riveted steel. The Bolinder engine has also been rebuilt.

2004 - Dragon won HNBC's John Hemelryk Award for the most improved iron or steel historic narrow boat.

Dragon is listed on the National Historic Ships Register.

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