Branksome

Status: Museum display

Owner: Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Storie

Website: https://www.windermerejetty.org/collection/branksome

Area: UK


Hull

Cabin/Saloon Launch. Construction: Carvel teak.
Built 1896 by George Brockbank at Bowness
LOA: 50' 0", LWL: 43' 0", Beam: 9' 2", Draft: 3' 6",
Clipper bow, counter stern,varnished, wheel steering, aft saloon, 2 berths, WC, galley, original upholstery, 10 knots.

Boiler

Locomotive type Built 1971 by Hunslet & Co. at Leeds
Fuel: wood,
Windermere kettle, whistle,
Two injectors, white funnel.

Engine

Compound. 7 1/2" + 11" X 7"
Built 1896 by W. Sisson & Co. Ltd. at Gloucester
pv valve. Radial valve gear.
No.502. On 6 turned columns, 50 IHP.

Propeller

3 blades,

History

Built for Mrs Edna Howarth, named THE LILY. Acquired by George Pattinson 1959 and operated for many years on Windermere by the Windermere Steamboat Museum. 2006 Windermere Steamboat Museum closed and the collections transferred to Lakeland Arts in 2007. Branksome will be on permanent display at the new Windermere Jetty Museum of Boats, Steam and Stories from 2018.


Last Modified: 2017.11.03.

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(Lyn Smith) 1998.