Bramble

Status: Steaming

Owner: Alisdair & Sarah Kirkpatrick

Area: UK-Midlands


Hull

Cabin/Saloon Launch. Construction: Carvel teak.
Built by Simpson Strickland & Co. Ltd. at Dartmouth
LOA: 27' 0", LWL: 25' 0", Beam: 5' 2", Draft: 1' 9",
Straight stem, counter stern, varnished, wheel and tiller steering, aft saloon, canvas canopy forward.

Boiler

Built 1997 by Precision Steam at Tiverton

Engine

2-crank Double Tandem Compound. 1 1/2" + 1 1/2" + 3" + 3" X 3"
Built by Simpson & Denison at Dartmouth
Design: Kingdon patent sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
Xhead driven air and fp, Kcond.

Propeller

3 blades,

History

Hull restored and plant fitted by L. D. Goldsmith in 1960’s. 1981 to J. Pownall, reconditioned by Tom Trevethick, Nottingham. Acquired 1990. Formerly fitted with a Merryweather B boiler.


Last Modified: 2017.06.26.

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