Warble Narrowboats was a highly regarded canal boat building company that carried out construction to their own designs at their boatyard in Hyde, England. They were renowned for their steel hulled boats that were specifically designed for waterways and canals. They ceased trading in 2004.
Learn about the fascinating field of marine history. Here we’ve covered a number of historic ships and historic moments in the military and commerical industries. From WWII carrier ships to other historic moments in marine engineering, explore the history of this exciting profession.
Early in the Second World War, the German Navy, the Kriegsmarine, launched a daring raid into the anchorage of the Royal Navy’s major base at Scapa Flow in Scotland. After a harrowing navigation of the channels into the harbor, U-Boat U 47 captained by Gunther Prien sank the HMS Royal Oak at anchor.