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Boats

Photos of craft from the historic boat collection at the National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port.
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Boat festivals

Pictures from the trips our historic fleet have made to the many festivals around the waterways.
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Volunteers' break time
Volunteers' break time
Museum volunteers taking a short pitstop on their return journey to the National Wat
Porter's Row cottages
Porter's Row cottages
Volunteer Di stoking the fire in the kitchen at No.10 Porter's Row
Volunteers crewing Gifford and Shad 2012
Volunteers crewing Gifford and Shad 2012
Volunteers WillS, AlexD, PeterW, JakeS, SteveS, LizF, JeffF and IanP taking part in some boat movement with Gifford and Shad. 15 July 2012
Porter's Row cottages
Porter's Row cottages
Volunteer Daphne doing some cleaning in the kitchen at No.10 Porter's Row
Dredger GD101
Dredger GD101
Volunteer Reg adding the name to the dredger after a repaint
Ilkeston restoration
Ilkeston restoration
Volunteers Charlie and Terry helping on the restoration of Ilkeston in 2012
Volunteers
Volunteers
Volunteers stopped for a well earned tea break
Gifford charity boat pull 2011
Gifford charity boat pull 2011
Charity boat pull of BMS's horseboat Gifford from NWM in Ellesmere Port to Chester, and back again. Volunteers crewed Gifford while members of 234 squadron Royal Logistics Corps took the place of the horse by manually pulling the boat. 30 July 2011
Gifford charity boat pull 2011
Gifford charity boat pull 2011
Longstanding volunteer and President of BMS, Di Skilbeck accepting a cheque (and about to get a 'smacker' off Major Roly Sutton!!) on behalf of BMS from 234 Squadron Royal Logistics Corps' (Prenton) as a result of the charity boat pull with historic horseboat Gifford in July 2011. 29 November 2011
Gifford charity boat pull 2011
Gifford charity boat pull 2011
In July 2011 '234 Squadron Royal Logistics Corps' (Prenton) and NWM volunteers worked together on a charity boat pull, with historic horseboat Gifford, from the museum to Chester and back. This photo shows some of the volunteers and squadron members during the presentation of the cheques to the charities, which included a cheque for £680 to BMS - 29 Nov 2011.
Steven 2012
Steven 2012
Volunteer StevenU adding new chicken wire to the newly pressure washed steps to the Island Warehouse - 25 January 2012
Ferret
Ferret
Volunteer Sue P scrubbing down the cloths on Ferret - 26 Feb 2012
Martyn on Shad
Martyn on Shad
Volunteer Martyn at the helm of Shad
Play boat
Play boat
Volunteers Ronnie and Paul laying new bark around the outdoor play boat
Old cafe
Old cafe
Decorating students from West Cheshire College during the conversion of the old cafe to the new activity space, in the Island Warehouse.
Gardening volunteers 2012
Gardening volunteers 2012
Gardening volunteers SueC and PeterS tidying up the island at the museum entrance - 15 April 2012
Volunteers crewing Gifford and Shad 2012
Volunteers crewing Gifford and Shad 2012
Volunteers WillS, AlexD, PeterW, JakeS, SteveS, LizF, JeffF and IanP taking part in some boat movement with Gifford and Shad. 15 July 2012
Ilkeston 2012
Ilkeston 2012
Volunteers (AilsaR, SueJ, SueP, MartynK) and staff (Mel) join news reporter Kate Adie welcoming historic horseboat Ilkeston to the London Canal Museum 23 August 2012.
Ilkeston's return from London 2012
Ilkeston's return from London 2012
Volunteers SteveS and JohnY were two of the crew of four who brought ilkeston back from her month stay at the London Canal Museum. October 2012
Student of the year 2012
Student of the year 2012
Volunteer AlexD showing his 'West Cheshire College - Student volunteer fund - student of the year award 2012' to fellow volunteers (DanielS,LynnP,StevenU,BarryL,AlexD,DerekS,PeterW,JeffF) in the Boat Activity Group. 27 January 2013
Volunteers at the Whitchurch Boat Festival 2013
Volunteers at the Whitchurch Boat Festival 2013
Some of the volunteers who supported Ilkeston and Canis Major on their weekend at the sunny and successful Whitchurch Boat Festival. L-R Mike, Martyn, Ailsa, Sue J, Sue P, Anita, Liz and Jeff - 22 September 2013
RE:PORT mailing team
RE:PORT mailing team
One of the many 'A-Teams' of BMS members ensuring that the quarterly newsletter, Re:Port, is sent out in a timely fashion to all of its members – the nearest living in Ellesmere Port and the furthest being in Australia. 18 October 2015
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Events

Photos from the various events where volunteers help out at the National Waterways Museum
1940s weekend 2013
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