Back in August, when days were longer and warmer than they are now, we were on our way up the Thames having got onto the non-tidal part above Teddington Lock.
In the vicinity of Kingston upon Thames was Pegasus, a small Woolwich, looking rather tatty.
Immediately above the next lock, Molesey Lock, were Victoria, Brighton and Nuneaton breasted up to each other. Brighton is a large Woolwich butty; and motor Nuneaton is a large Northwich. Both are in the care of the Narrow Boat Trust. Victoria was built at Northwich (but is it "large" or "small"?).
I understand from their website that the Narrow Boat Trust runs Nuneaton and Brighton as an educational working pair, aiming to carry regular freight loads.
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