Birdie

Owner: Merseyside Maritime Museum

Area: UK


Hull

Open Launch. Construction: Carvel.
Hull in Buil
Built 1903 by Simpson Strickland & Co. Ltd. at Dartmouth
LOA: 36' 0",
No.576. Transom stern, white, varnished decks and interior.

Boiler

Kingdon type VFT Built 1903 by Simpson Strickland & Co. Ltd. at Dartmouth
Fuel: Coal,
No.1088, AB size.

Engine

Quadruple Expansion. 2 3/8" + 3 1/2" + 5 3/8" + 8" X 4 1/2"
Built 1903 by Simpson Strickland & Co. Ltd. at Dartmouth
Design: Kingdon AB size sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
No.1000.

Propeller



History

New to Hon. F.C. Wynn, owned by family until acquired 1986 for restoration and refitting original machinery which had been removed during 1930’s. 1989 first re-steamed after restoration.


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.

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