Swallow

Owner: Windermere Steamboat Museum

Area: UK-North


Hull

Cabin/Saloon Launch. Construction: Carvel teak.
Built 1911 by Neil Shepherd at Bowness
LOA: 45' 6", Beam: 8' 0", Draft: 3' 0",
Straight stem, cruiser stern, aft saloon, wheel steering, varnished.

Boiler

Locomotive type Built 1990 by H.A. McEwen (Boiler Repairs) Ltd. at Cowling
Fuel: Coal,
Side fired, 2 injectors.

Engine

Triple Expansion. 4 1/2" + 6" + 8" X 5 1/2"
Built 1911 by W. Sisson & Co. Ltd. at Gloucester
pv valve. Sisson Radial valve gear.
No.1032. On 6 turned columns, non-condensing.

History

Built for W. Warburton, Windermere, later owned J. Parker, Kendal and L.D. Goldsmith. Acquired 1984, on display in Windermere Steamboat Museum.


Last Modified: 2017.10.25.

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(Brian Smith)