The Apprentice Barge Race 2017

The race which had been scheduled to take place on the 21st of October 2017 and had to be  postponed due to the extreme weather conditions took place on 29th of April

The results were

1 Apprentice Lighterman in a time of 1.41.50

2 Shell Barge – time 1.43.17

3 Balfour – time 1.45.36

4 Benjamin – time 1.48.05

The crew of the winning barge were presented with the ‘John Potter Winners Cup’ by the Master of  the Watermen’s Company Simon McCarthy.

There was a new trophy presented this year to the youngest apprentice rowing on the day, donated by Eddie Smith of the Lighterage Committee. This was given to Billy Welsh.

The Company of Watermen and Lightermen, 16 - 18 St-Mary-at-Hill, London, EC3R 8EF

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