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Tarporley' was completed on 15th February 1937 by W J Yarwood in Cheshire and was one of 37 Large Northwich "Town" Class boats. She was built for commercial cargo use and was part of a major order from the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company. "Town" Class boats were named in alphabetical order after towns and villages in the UK - the first to be delivered was 'Halsall' and the last 'Yeoford'.

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We are a charity run entirely by a team of volunteers and we are always interested in people who would like to join us. There are a multitude of jobs involved in keeping “Tarporley” not just afloat but operating efficiently. You may have a lot of time to offer us or just a little – every volunteer is welcome no matter what you can offer.

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