Bristol Ferry Boat Co. boats auction

19 12 2012

Five boats formally belonging to the Bristol Ferry Boat Company are for sale via an online auction site. Bidding ends tomorrow at midday for the yellow and blue boats that were once a famous site on the Floating Harbour before the firm went into liquidation last month.

Bristol Ferry Boat Company ferry boatsThe boats for sale are:

  • Brigantia (built in 2005)
  • Matilda (1997)
  • Margaret (1955)
  • Independence (1927)
  • Emily (1925)

Speaking to The Post, AMS Auctions director Jamie Whitmarsh said: “It’s not just a case of selling them willy-nilly.

“As long as the offer is reasonable and we are happy and the liquidator is happy, they will be sold.

“It’s a sale of great interest and importance to Bristol. We are very keen to do a good job for the sellers and for the sake of the company.”

To bid for the boats, visit



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