Raven

Owner: G.H. Pattinson

Area: UK


Hull

Cargo barge. Construction: Riveted iron.
Built 1871 by T.B. Seath & Co at Rutherglen
LOA: 71' 0", LWL: 68' 0", Beam: 14' 6", Draft: 4' 0", Displacement: 82000 lbs.
Straight stem, counter stern, tiller steering, cargo hold converted with saloon, buff.

Boiler

V shell with two cross WT Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 100 psi,
Injector

Engine

Single. 8" X 12"
Built 1871 by A. Campbell & Co. at Glasgow
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
Cast A frame, deck control.

History

Built for Furness Railway Co. for cargo handling on the lake. 1927 Vickers Armstrong Ltd; acquired 1956, when derelict; restored, refitted and now on display at the Windermere Steamboat Museum. (Ref: Light Steam Power publication Sept. 1963 and Waterways World June 1979.)


Last Modified: 2017.10.25.

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(Peter Hingley)

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