TA1028 : Narrowboat on the River Humber!

taken 16 years ago, near to Kingston Upon Hull, Great Britain

Narrowboat on the River Humber!
Narrowboat on the River Humber!
A narrowboat such as this is designed for use on Britain's Inland Waterways and is capable of negotiating locks no wider than fifteen feet (~4.5m). At this point, the River Humber is about two miles wide! This is the view from near Hull Corporation Pier close to where the River Hull meets the River Humber.

From experience, narrowboats can reach about 4mph on full throttle. At times, sections of the Humber may reach a speed of up to 10mph, so navigating this waterway in a narrowboat will not only require careful planning around the tide times, but also a great degree of adventure too!
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 March, 2002   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 November, 2006
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 101 280 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.2063N 0:19.9395W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 100 281
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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