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Steam Pinnace 199

Owner: Royal Naval Museum

Area: UK


Naval pinnace. Construction: Double-skin teak on oak, diagonal inner, fore & af.
Hull at East Cowes
Built 1911 by J. Samuel White & Co. Ltd. at East Cowes
LOA: 50' 0", LWL: 50' 0", Beam: 9' 9",
Transom stern, navy blue, teak saloon, steel bulkheads.


Mumford type 3-drum WT Built 1994 by Maritime Workshop at Gosport
Fuel: Oil,
Component parts being made by many firms, with coordination by the Maritime Workshop.


Compound. 6 1/2" + 13" X 8"
Built by A.G. Mumford Ltd. at Colchester
pv on HP, sv on LP valve. SLRG valve gear.
Semi-enclosed crankcase, crankshaft worm-gear driven twin fp, LP Xhead lever driven air pump, inboard surface condenser and centrifugal circulating pump.


SEE MORE COMPLETE ENTRY UNDER "NMRN Steam Pinnace (Steam Pinnace 198/199/224)" New to Admiralty, 1916 converted to Admiral’s barge. 1930 duty boat at Netley Hospital, c 1946 sold out of service, c 1955 steamed to Thames, named TRELEAGUE, converted motor, various owners. Hull restoration 1975 by Tough Bros., Teddington. Acquired 1979. Steam plant fitted at Gosport, first re-steamed Sept 1984. Now on display at Portsmouth Dockyard. Contact: 02392 727562. (1984-93 fitted with c1898 built 3-drum WT). Formerly known as 198.

Last Modified: 2021.04.14.

IFOS, 2001


(Brian Smith)