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President Steam Narrowboat

President Steam Narrowboat

Built in 1909 at the Fellows, Morton & Clayton company dock at Saltley, Birmingham. President was used to do 'Fly' (working day and night) runs from Birmingham to London. She would have carried cargo ranging from tea and spices to beer and bicycles.

President was bought by the Black Country Living Museum in January 1983. Friends of President was formed in October 1984 to assist in the operation and maintenance of this unique vessel. President is registered on the National Historic Ships Core Collection

Year: 1909

Ref: 1983/421/001

Theme: Transport

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