Private Humber Keel Barges for sale in the UK
A beautiful and unique barge for sale complete with a transferable mooring in the heart of the amazing Gloucester Quays. A rare combination. Launched new in 2011 and took a further 2 years to fit out with the finest materials you can buy. This is a rare and no expence spared vessel. Built to look traditional but fitted with all the modern technology for luxury and comfortble living. Underfloor heating throughout, intergrated home entertainment, solid woods throughout (no laminates). Marble worktops, granite and marble flooring. So many unique features this barge has to be seen. Large rear dec... read more
|Location:||Gloucester Gloucestershire UK|
|Price:|| £395,000 Tax Exempt|
Humber Keel Barge Taurus 44ft x 17ft 6ins - Stern section
Built in 1921 as a working dumb barge to transport timber, Taurus was last used by Waddingtons. Initially 97ft long x 17ft 6ins wide she has been shortened and this is the beautifully shaped stern section which is 44ft long x 17ft 6ins wide. The hull is strongly constructed with best grade 10mm steel and is in excellent condition. She has had a new bow and a new fore deck built on and she has been ballasted with movable brick.
Taurus II is a blank canvas ready for anyone to create a spacious houseboat. Laying in Knottingley, West ... read more
|Location:||Knottingley West Yorkshire UK|
History & Conversion
Dritan has been lovingly converted to an exceptionally high standard during 20 years of current ownership. Dritan originally served on the Humber and was built by Dunstans of Thorne for Hodgsons Tannery in 1945, although she was launched in 1946. All works commissioned and overseen by current owners (a former mechanical engineer) to the highest engineering standards, in a sympathetic style commensurate with Dritan’s heritage.
She boasts her original Gardner 4LW engine.
Dritan made a once in a lifetime voyage from the Trent and the Humber around the Eas... read more
Onward was built in 1954 and is on the Historic Ships Register. Certificate no 3010
She has been high pressure washed back to bare metal, doubled below the waterline, primed and Hemple epoxy painted with new anodes fitted in 2014. Before our trip to the continent in 2017 she had a new shaft and prop fitted and the engine serviced.
She is a beautifully converted extremely comfortable with a light, airy, and expansive living area, (2.9 m ceiling height), three double berths, a wet room, and Planus macerator toilet.
She is well insulated therefore warm in the winter, (-10 when we were ... read more
|Price:|| £250,000 Tax Paid|