|Owner: M. Davies. (SBA member - South West Region)|
Area: River Tamar, Cornwall (UK).
Built 1972 by Monochrome at Plymouth.
Designed by Sam Wilkinson.
Fit-out 1996 by Bill Findlay.
LOA: 23', LWL: 20', Beam: 7', Draft: 1' 9".
Counter stern added 1982, aft cabin, 2 berths, wheel steering, fore mast, white, varnished deck and superstructure. Windows changed 2003.
|ENGINE||Compound, 2½" + 5" x 3".|
Built 1981 by Gordon Cheape / Sam Wilkinson at Crossmyloof.
Design: Gordon Cheape, Savery style.
Valve(s): pv, Gear: Joy Radial, Pumps: Kcond..
On 4 turned columns, 7 IHP, 500 rpm, Fitted 1990.
Built 1996 by Precision Steam at Tiverton.
Fuel: paraffin, Pressure: 150 psi.
Modified No.5 size. Fitted 1996.
Modified Ed Hass Burner design no.9 , all SS construction
|PROP||3 blades, 16" x 26".|
Shaft: 30 mm SS.
|HISTORY||Bare hull completely fitted out and plant installed by first owner Sam Wilkinson. First steamed at SBA Thames Cruise Aug 1973. 1973-82 fitted with V centre drum WTB and 1982-96 a 2 drum WTB. Bought by Bill Findlay 1996 completely re-fitted and steamed on the Basingstoke canal. Acquired July 2000 by present owner and is now steaming on the river Tamar, Cornwall.
. Ref: Funnel 10 and 11, and Classic Boat March 1991.
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