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Kempston Mill landing stage see it first overnight mooring


Following the completion of the landing stage at Kempston Mill, in September the landing stage had it first mooring with Ian Davenport from Aston Under Lyne, Manchester and his boat “Grace”.

With the help from John Bunyan volunteer Colin Christie onboard, they navigated passed the landing landing stage and under Kempston Mill footbridge making there way down to the Kempston Mill weir where Grace was turned around and headed back to the landing stage.

Grace just before Kempston Mill Weir

“Grace” is a 39ft narrow boat with a water draft of 2ft and air draft under the bridge at the time was just under 6ft.

Grace Moored at Kempston Mill Landing Stage

Photo’s credited to Hollinwood Canal Society

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