Apperley Bridge to Droylsden 2023

Howard and Jean Navigated Lady’s Smock back from Apperley Bridge to Manchester via the Rochdale canal. This was quite a horrendous but memorable journey, dodging canal closures and the weather.

The Map of the trip with stops and dates

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Date 2023OvernightOnboardMilesLocksEnd HoursEngine hours
10th JulyApperley BridgeH, J5433--
11th JulyLeeds Visitor MooringsH, J81154407
12th JulyWoodlesford Lock Visitor MooringsH, J5.5554454.5
13th July
Wakefield Visitor Moorings
H, J12.5754516.5
14th JulyHorbury BridgeH, J5354553.5
15th JulyDouble Locks Visitor MooringsH, J2354572
16th JulyGill Bridge No.19 MirfieldH, J3454592.5
17th JulyBrighouse Visitor MooringsH, J5654634
18th JulySowerby Bridge Visitor MooringsH, J61054684.5
19th JulyHebden Bridge Visitor MooringsH, J5.5754735
20th JulyTodmordenH, J4.51054774.5
21st JulyStonehouse Bridge No.39H, J2.51554835.5
22nd JulyBent House Lock No 46H, J2.51254874.5
23rd - 31st JulyLittleborough WharfH, J0.5154880.5
31st JulyLittleborough WharfH, J----54969 (charging)
1st AugThe Hopwood ArmsH, J7755014.5
2nd AugRiver Irk AqueductH, J21055054
3rd AugNew Islington MarinaH, J71855127
4th AugNew Islington MarinaH, J------
5th JunDroylsden MarinaH, J4.52055197.5

(*) Diesel Full
(+) Diesel Part Fill
(-) Pump Out