Metric units


Caprice

Owner: P.A. Damiral

Area: France


Hull

Open Launch. Construction: GRP.
Hull model: Limited Edition
Built by Gibbs & Thurston at Edmonton
LOA: 14' 4",
White, varnished teak deck and interior, counter stern.

Boiler

Blackstaffe type WT Built 1987 by Peter Damiral
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 4 psi, Grate area: 9" sqft, Heating area: 10 sqft,
All copper, steam drum 6" dia x 17" long, two rows of 5 interlaced coils of .5/8" tubes.

Engine

Single. 2 1/4" X 2"
Built 1985 by Peter Damiral
Design: Cygnet (modified) by: Stuart Turner
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
4 needle-roller bearings, built-up crankshaft, steel and CI surfaces nickel plated. Chain driven pumps, chain and sprocket drive, step down ratio 5:4.

Propeller

3 blades, 14" X 18"
Shaft: 30" mm

History

New launch fitted out and steam plant fitted by owner. Ref: Funnels 97 and 98.


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.


(Owner) River Seine west of Paris, 1996

1, 1