|Owner: ?. (non-member)|
Area: Berlin/Potsdam (Germany).
Built 1995-96 by PJS Boats at Lindford, Hampshire.
Designed by Selway Fisher.
Model: Snow Bunting
LWL: 26', Beam: 6' 6".
Strip plank, cedar, GRP and Kevlar sheathed
Designed on Herreshoff lines, transom stern, black, varnished deck and interior, hydraulic wheel steering.
|ENGINE||Compound, 3" + 6" x 3˝".|
Built c1912 by T.A. Savery & Co. at Birmingham.
Valve(s): pv, Gear: Savery-Joy Radial.
15 IHP, 500 rpm, gear driven 3˝:1 reduction, fp and air pump. Herreshoff type Kcond.
|BOILER||LIFU type 3-drum WT.|
Built 1995 by Alex Ritchie at Wrabness.
Fuel: oil, Pressure: 250 psi.
Steel drums, S shaped copper tubes secured by screw connectors, 280 KW Nu-Way pressure jet burner, injector.
|PROP||3 blades, Bruntons, 600 x 700 mm.|
Shaft: 35 mm SS.
|HISTORY||New boat built to owner’s specification, steam plant fitted by J. Alex Ritchie and Peter Frost. Additional boatbuilding by Bob Fenton. First steamed 1997. (V belt drive Bosch alternator, 30 amps at 1200 rpm)
Aquired 2008. Formerly known as PLUTO.
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