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Aurora Borealis

Status: Active use

Owner: Al Dunlop


Area: USA


Launch. Construction: Cedar Strip.
Hull model: Fan Tail designed by Al Dunlop at Lake George, NY USA in 1996
Built 1997 by Al Dunlop at Murray Hill, NJ USA
Fit out 1998 by Al Dunlop at Murray Hill, NJ USA
LOA: 21' 6", LWL: 20' 0", Beam: 6' 6", Draft: 2' 6", Displacement: 2200 lbs.


Roberts type HWT (modified) Designed by Al Dunlop,
Built 1993 by Al Dunlop at Murray Hill, NJ USA
Fuel: Wood/coal, Pressure: 120 psi, Grate area: 2 sqft, Heating area: 55 sqft,
6" dia X 22" high Copper drum(s). 108 X .625" dia Copper tubes. Copper construction,
condensing, engine driven pump, hand pump, injector, feed water heater, Windermere kettle, whistle,


Semple 34-DL. 3" X 4"
Built 1995 by Al Dunlop at Murray Hill, NJ USA
Design: 34-DL by: Fred Semple
D valve valve. Power: 5 HP


Bronze, 3 blades, Left Hand, 19" X 21"
Shaft: 1" Stainless Steel


She has steamed the 400 miles of the Erie Canal, 125 miles of the Rideau Canal, 63 miles for the Champlain Canal (3 times) and numerous other excursions.

Added to the register: 2017.10.25. Last Modified: 2019.12.01.

On Ratchet Lake by Kent Lacey


On Lake George by Leo Fischel (My front yard)