Branksome

Owner: G.H. Pattinson

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,
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 E. Howarth, named THE LILY. Acquired by George Pattinson 1959. Now fully restored with original fittings, and on display in Windermere Steamboat Museum.


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.

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(Lyn Smith) 1998.