Daily Archive: May 28, 2017


Worcester and the Upper Severn

Worcester to Stourport: 12 miles, 8 locks Unladen and fully laden boats had passed the Upton moorings repeatedly on Tuesday and Wednesday morning;     this then   was where the loading was taking place, just a couple of miles upstream… There were soon signs of ‘the Birmingham Navy’, lines of white moored craft   (“This must be the southern task force,” the Captain remarked wryly. “The main fleet is usually up at Stourport.” And so it transpired…) Amongst the...