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Douglas Navigation

Description of Douglas Navigation: Was a 17.5 mile river navigation with 13 locks from the Ribble up to Wigan.

History of Douglas Navigation: Authorised by an Act of 1720 but not opened until around 1742. All of the traffic was lost to the Leeds & Liverpool Canal by 1801.
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