When Kim Barry’s grandfather dies, her horrible Uncle Sam and cousin Laura move into her barge home, the “Northern Queen”. They abuse Kim and treat her like a slave, but she puts up with it because of her love of swimming. She joins a swimming club and is determined to train at every opportunity.
- Writer: Maureen Hartley
- Kim of the Canals – Mandy: #381 (04 May 1974) – #395 (10 August 1974)