Fleet lists

John Harker

All the craft were motor barges except those marked (d) denoting a dumb barge.

Famous Fleets feature article Issue 22 - Summer 2009

*Bardale was built by the King’s Lynn Shipbuilding Co in 1920 and named variously as Burdenna IV and Anglomex No 1
*Deepdale and Dovedale were built by James W. Cook & Co at Wivenhoe on the River Colne as River Bridge in 1962 and River Beacon in 1965. 
*Springdale was built by Harland & Wolff at Govan on the Clyde and was previously Britmex 10 for the Esso Petroleum Co. 
*The four John Summers barges were built by John Crichton & Co at Saltney on the River Dee in 1920 or 1921. Staindale was formerly Marcita; Stockdale was Jonita; Swindale was Georgita; and Swaledale was Wilita.  
The figure in the 'Registration' column is the ‘Official Number’, refering to a national register involving all estuarial and sea-going craft. All Harkers craft carried such a number.   

For tonnage of barges see original NarrowBoat article in Summer 2011 issue