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Camellia

Owner: C. Black

Area: USA


Hull

Canopy. Construction: Clinker.
Built 1948 by Jack Powles at Wroxham
LOA: 16' 6", LWL: 16' 0", Beam: 5' 6",
White, varnished deck, yellow canopy.

Boiler

Yarrow type 3-drum WT Built 1990 by Colin Black at China

Engine

Vee Compound. 1 1/4" + 2 1/2" X 1 3/4"
Built 1968 by Colin Black at South Africa
pv valve. Gearbox valve gear.
Enclosed crankcase. Worm driven air pump, engine driven fp, Kcond.

Propeller

2 blades, variablepi,
Shaft: 5/8" bronze

History

Former Royal Navy launch No. 54169, found derelict, restored and steam plant fitted by owner 1980, first steamed Jan 1981 in South Africa, later removed to England, then USA, named DIANA. 1990’s re-named. 2000 waiting re-fit after some years of lay-up.


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.


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