Note: Far from the Water’s Edge: Hayes Boatyard, an inland boatyard in England

By Alison Leighton, published August 2012


The Hayes Boatyard was developed as a result of a powerful father-and-son partnership in the very heart of England. From making agricultural machinery, the innovative engineers diversified into steam powered ship building. They took advantage of a small canal, leading to the Grand Junction Canal, which gave access to the sea. They built vessels destined for export all over the world.

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Merchant Marines | Shipbuilding & Design

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