TQ0584 : "Calamity j'aime" narrowboat on Grand Union Canal

taken 1 month ago, near to Uxbridge, Hillingdon, Great Britain

"Calamity j'aime" narrowboat on Grand Union Canal
"Calamity j'aime" narrowboat on Grand Union Canal
Moored in Uxbridge.
The Grand Union Canal
The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Norton Junction and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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Boats on the Grand Union Canal :: TQ1777
Most boats on the canal are narrowboats, either residential or cruising. There are permanent moorings with services connected, winter moorings available November to February, moorings available for two weeks free of charge, some "stop and shop" or "stop and drink" moorings.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 April, 2018
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Grand Union 
Primary Subject of Photo
Boat 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0508 8445 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.9500N 0:29.1555W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0506 8443
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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