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Telethon Louise

Lifeboat

Length 37ft"(11.27m) Beam 13ft" (3.96m) Draught 2ft”

Construction Date- 1965

A converted lifeboat, Telethon Louise provides the Waterways Museum's tour of Goole Docks, including No.5 Boat Hoist.

  • The History Tours can be pre booked for your own group all year.
  • Individuals can come on a weekend with tours run approx on the hour.
  • £5.00/£3:00 per Adult/Child under 12. Family Ticket £15 (2 Adults and up to 3 Children)
  • Please contact the Museum for further details.
  • Minimum of 5 individual passengers to make the trip viable. Maximum of 12 passengers per trip.
  • Due to time limitation we can only run 4 or 5 trips a day.
  • If you are in a family group please book well in advance.
  • Access to the dock may be restricted at times due to vessel movements.
  • However an alternate journey of the same time can be provided on the canal.

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.