|Owners: D. Dearden and J.M. Downes. (SBA member - West London Region)|
Area: River Thames (UK).
Built 1901 by E.W. & W.E. Cawston at Reading.
LOA: 52' 6", Beam: 10' 3", Draft: 3' 7".
Varnished deck and interior, white, wheel steering, counter stern.
|ENGINE||Compound, 4" + 9" x 5".|
Built 1980 by Ian Macdougal and John Ashton at Egham and Sheffield.
Valve(s): pv, Gear: SLRG.
Kcond., belt driven air and fp, 200 rpm, 70 IHP.
|BOILER||Lune Valley type VWT.|
Built 1980 by John Ashton at Wallingford.
V centre drum. Retubed 1997.
|PROP||3 blades, 28".|
|HISTORY||Built as a steam launch for Cawston’s own hire fleet. During 1960’s a motor ferry launch plying between Kingston-on-Thames and Hampton Court. Acquired 1978 and entirely rebuilt by Ian Macdougal and Mark Stanley, Egham. Steam plant fitted by Ian Macdougal. Acquired 1996 and renovations continue. Steamed regularly and available for private charter, Tel: 07774 132151.|
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