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Carola

Owner: Scottish Maritime Museum

Area: UK


Hull

Yacht. Construction: Riveted steel.
Built 1898 by Scott & Co at Bowling
LOA: 70' 5", LWL: 65' 0", Beam: 13' 3", Draft: 7' 5", Displacement: 80000 lbs.
No.128. Fore and aft saloons, 12 berths, varnished deckhouse, open bridge with engine controls.

Boiler

RT Scotch Built 1952 by Marshall & Anderson Ltd. at Motherwell
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 120 psi, Heating area: 336 sqft,
No.5495, two-furnace. 7' 6" dia x 6' 2", injector re-tubed 1971, donkey fp.

Engine

Compound. 8" + 16" X 12"
Built 1898 by Ross & Duncan Ltd. at Govan
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
No.443. Engine-driven air and feed pumps, 80 IHP, 150 rpm. Inboard surface cond.

Propeller

4 blades,

History

Designed by builders, retained by Scott family until at least 1957. Acquired by Ken Gray 1970 from J.Manning when lying derelict on River Leven. Hull replated, restored and refitted, kept on Southampton Water. 1981 to M. Varvill. Acquired by Museum August 1993 and steamed back to Scotland.


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.


(Lyn Smith) Beaulieu, 1992

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