Metric units


Status: Steaming

Owner: Alun Jones

Area: UK-South West


Open Launch. Construction: GRP.
Hull model: Frolic 18
Built 1983 by Steam & Electric Launch Co. at Hoveton
LOA: 18' 0", LWL: 16' 6", Beam: 4' 8", Draft: 1' 6",
Straight stem, counter stern, blue, varnished deck and interior, 5 seats, tiller steering, 6 knots.


Lune Valley type 2-drum WT Designed by Glyn Lancaster Jones,
Built 2020 by Alun Jones at Plymouth,UK
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 150 psi, Grate area: 1 sqft, Heating area: 11½ sqft, Output: 150 lbs/hr,
Seamless steel drum(s). 27 Steel tubes. Steel drum and tubes. construction,
condensing, engine driven pump, hand pump, feed water heater, Windermere kettle, whistle, siren,
No.2001, 24" high x 24" long, drums 6" id x 17" long, 17 x ½" id tubes. Fitted 2020.


Built 1999 by Charles Haycock at Ashbourne
Design: Taylor by: Cyril Taylor
Stephenson valve gear.
Fitted 2000


3 blades, 14" X 20"
Shaft: 3/4" Stainless Steel


New launch fitted out and plant installed by first owner, Simon De Montfort. First steamed 8 April 1985. Acquired 2017. New boiler constructed and fitted 2020 to original Lune Valley design of Glyn Lancaster Jones by present owner. Hull painted and woodwork revarnished 2020. Formerly called "Myth of Malham".

Last Modified: 2021.07.04.