Fleet lists

Greaves, Bull & Lakin

Boats believed to be in the fleet after the company took this name in 1875. There may well be several more craft inherited from the Greaves, Kirshaw & Bull fleet which have escaped the surviving records.

Famous Fleets feature article Issue 26 - Summer 2012

In the 1880s six craft were replaced by new boats bearing the same names, several built by Thomas Farr of Stratford.

GKB: Greaves, Kirshaw & Bull 

The date 1875 in the 'Joined fleet' column implies that these boats were almost certainly already in the fleet when the GBL name was first used in that year.