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Owner: W.G.H. Fuller

Area: UK-East Anglia


Open Launch. Construction: Carvel iroko on oak with teak decks.
Hull designed by Dixon Kemp
Built c198 by Marine Training & Development at Oulton Broad
LOA: 22' 0", LWL: 21' 6", Beam: 5' 6", Draft: 1' 9",
Dark green, transom stern, wheel steering.


Kingdon type VFT Built 1986 by Langley Engineering at Cowfold
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 175 psi, Output: 300 lbs/hr,
Hand fp, injector, 36 gall fw tank. Welded, 126 x 12mm x 13g tubes.


Compound. 2 1/2" + 4" X 3"
Built 1985 by Alex Ritchie at Wrabness
Design: 6A (modified) by: Stuart Turner
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
2 tfc, cbs, Xhead lever driven air and fp.


3 blades, 16" X 25"
Shaft: 1" SS,


New boat, hull built as training project, lines from Dixon Kemp’s ‘Naval Architecture’ c1890. First steamed April 1985 with trial steam plant. Ref: Classic Boat, Feb 1990.

Last Modified: 2014.04.01.

(Lyn Smith) Thames Regatta, 1997