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Keel, Dorothy Pax  being moved to Sheffield Canal Companys Boat Yard, Sheffield and SYK Navigation for restoration

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Ref No:s27140
Title:Keel, Dorothy Pax being moved to Sheffield Canal Companys Boat Yard, Sheffield and SYK Navigation for restoration
Location:Sheffield_City_Centre
Date:10/01/1996
Date Period:1980-1999
Photographer:Sheffield Newspapers Ltd
Copyright:Sheffield Newspapers Ltd
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Dorothy Pax, built 1913 at Mexborough the last remaining timber-built keel left on the canal. Used to carry coal and iron ore into Sheffield. Rescued from the bottom of the canal in 1964 and a charity trust was set up, (the Dorothy Pax Trust) years of bureaucratic wrangling has prevented its restoration. See Newspaper Cuttings File for more information

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