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River Humber

Description of River Humber: This tidal estuary runs 37 miles from Trent Falls to the sea. The first 17 miles from Tren Falls to Hull provide a link from the Rivers Ouse and Trent, to Kingston-upon-Hull where it joins the River Hull.
For the History of this waterway see the History page.

Points of Interest of River Humber: Pilotage is available and may be mandatory.

Navigation Authority of River Humber : Associated British Ports, : Port of Hull, PO Box 1, Port House, Northern Gateway, Hull HU9 5PQ : Telephone 01482 327 171 : Fax 01482 326 283 :

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River Humber: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Trent Falls

Junctions with River Ouse (Yorkshire) and River Trent Junction with the River Trent and River Ouse.

0

0

N

SE865235

106

Junction with the Market Weighton Canal

Junction with Market Weighton Canal

1.5

0

N

SE875255

106

Broomfleet

2.5

0

N

SE890260

106

Whitton

2.8

0

N

SE901250

106

Brough and Winteringham Havan

On north and south banks respectively.

5.5

0

N

SE935246

106

Ferriby Sluice

Junction with River Ancholme Junction with the River Ancholme

8.5

0

N

SE975212

106

North Ferriby

9

0

N

SE984249

106

South Ferriby

9.3

0

N

SE987215

106

Chalderness

11

0

N

TA005235

112

Humber Bridge

12

0

N

TA024245

107

Barton-upon-Humber

12.3

0

N

TA029245

112

New Holland

15.5

0

N

TA079249

107

Kingston-upon-Hull

Junction with River Hull Junction with River Hull

17

0

N

TA101281

107

NOTE: N and U in the Navigable column above indicates that the node is navigable or unnavigable. If a D appears here it means that navigation is difficult or restricted to smaller craft.

 

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