|Owner: R.L. Smith. (SBA member - Scotland Region)|
Area: Loch Earn (UK).
LOA: 26', Beam: 8' 2", Draft: 2' 6".
Carvel larch on oak
Believed built on River Thames. Transom stern, GRP sheathed, white, varnished deck and interior.
|ENGINE||Compound, 25/8" + 5" x 3½".|
No.654. On 4 turned columns, Xhead driven air and fp.
|BOILER||V shell, cross WT.|
No.8536. ‘B’ size, SS ashpan, Wkettle, bilge ejector, first steamed 1996.
|PROP||3 blades, F.A.L. Propellers, Buckie, 22" x 32".|
Shaft: 1¼" SS.
|HISTORY||Believed originally named PUNCH. Rebuilt in Norwich during 1950’s when named SILVER HERON. 1980’s to Harry Watson to partner his LADY ROWENA. Subsequently sank and became derelict.
1994 acquired by Bob Smith, completely rebuilt and steam plant fitted 1997-99. Thames Vintage Boat Club Register No. 28. Named after a favourite Scottish tipple, and now joins with TALISKER in the "whisky fleet". First steamed August 1998. Engine believed formerly in a launch named MAY.
2004 aquired by Graham Lyle. 2005 reaquired by Bob Smith.
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