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June 1963 - June

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Worcester and Birmingham Canal

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Saturday 1th June 1963

From to Tardebigge Old Wharf arriving at 7:30 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Set off from the Tardebigge Boat Co.

Worcester and Birmingham Canal to Chesterfield Canal

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From Tardebigge Old Wharf to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 9:00 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

First nights mooring.

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Sunday 2th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 12:20 am. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Above the Lock. Stopped for lunch for 1 hour 40 minutes.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 7:15 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored for the night.

Monday 3th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 10:00 am. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored in the basin for 4 hours, went to see the cathedral, and the river, and had lunch.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 6:30 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

As the lock was closed for the night we moored at the lock entrance until it opened the next day.

Tuesday 4th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 10:00 am. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Joined the Staffs & Worcs.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 11:30 am. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped for an early lunch and an historic photograph of the whole crew.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 5:00 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped for tea for an hour.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 8:45 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored below the lock for the night.

Wednesday 5th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 72:5 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped for an hour below the lock.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 1:00 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped above the lock for lunch, staying 75 minutes.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 5:15 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped half an hour for tea just after the bridge.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 7:30 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored below the lock for the night.

Thursday 6th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 10:00 am. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

moored for two and a half hours for shopping and lunch.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 6:30 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored above bridge 67 and walked round the town. Left at 1015 the next day.

Friday 7th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 71:0 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored for the night above bridge 64.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 12:45 am. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped 75 minutes for lunch.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 5:30 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped 45 minutes for tea above the A51 road bridge.

Saturday 8th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 1:15 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Sropped 2 and a half hours for lunch and shopping.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 5:30 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped below bridge 22 for half an hour.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 8:00 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored for the night.

Sunday 9th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 5:15 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored above bridge 50 for 45 minutes.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 7:00 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored above bridge 67 for the night.

Monday 10th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 4:15 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped above bridge 101for an hour.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 7:00 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored for the night and went to the fair.

Tuesday 11th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 11:15 am. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored between the locks for 45 minutes.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 12:45 am. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored above the lock an hour for lunch.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 3:30 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Stopped for 4 hours and walked into Leamington Spa.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 8:00 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored for the night. Dad and I went to Warwick Castle the next day while Mum and Chris stayed on the boat.

Wednesday 12th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 7:15 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored for the night at Ball Bridge No 58.

Thursday 13th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 11:15 am. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored below bridge 34 for an hour.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 3:00 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored below bridge 26 for 90 minutes.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 7:30 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored for the night at the water point above bridge 5.

Friday 14th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 1:30 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored above bridge 66. Two hours ten minutes for lunch.

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 4:40 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored below the tunnel to clean up the boat and spend our last night aboard.

Saturday 15th June 1963

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 78:0 pm. The time taken was 0 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 0 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Handed the boat back.

Friday 7th June 1968

From Cooper's Bridge, Misterton to Cooper's Bridge, Misterton arriving at 10:20 am. The time taken was 1 hour 50 minutes. 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour. Totals for this voyage are 1 hour 50 minutes. total cruising time, 0 miles and 0 locks, averaging 0 lock/miles per hour.

Moored Below Lock 33 for 40 minutes.

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