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Built in 1957 SERVICE is Sheffield size (61’x15’6”) and carried cargos for Ernest V. Waddington Ltd of Swinton, South Yorkshire

Steve Waddington brings SERVICE to the Museum in  2008. By generous agreement of Steve and his brother Tony, the Sobriety Project will have the vessel on permanant loan for 25 years. It will be used as an activities workshop.

 

‘SERVICE’ has now been converted into a floating classroom suitable for messy arts and crafts activities, school visits and catering classes.

A Humber Keel dating from the early part of the 20th Century. Sobriety was built in 1910 at Beverley in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
These sturdy vessels were built to manoeuvre the coal filled compartment boats, known as tom puddings, from the West Yorkshire coal fields to Goole.
Waterstart is a modern broad-beamed boat which is used to deliver quality volunteering opportunities for people of all ages.
Waterstart can be hired for skippered day trips.
A converted lifeboat, Telethon Louise provides the Waterways Museum's tour of Goole Docks, including No.5 Boat Hoist.
Built in 1957 SERVICE is Sheffield size (61’x15’6”) and carried cargos for
Ernest V. Waddington Ltd of Swinton, South Yorkshire
Half day and evening trips last up to 4 hours.
Full days are up to 7 hours, daylight permitting.