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Casilda

Owner: A. Rynhart

Area: Ireland


Hull

Open Launch. Construction: GRP, mahogany deck and interior.
Hull model: Frolic 21
Built 1991 by Steam & Electric Launch Co. at Ludham
LOA: 21' 0", LWL: 18' 3", Beam: 5' 8",
White, wheel steering, counter stern, 3/4 hard canopy.

Boiler

Kingdon type VFT Built 1990 by Langley Engineering at Storrington
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 175 psi, Heating area: 32 sqft, Output: 300 lbs/hr,
Feed injector and bilge edjector No.1 size, 126 x ½" id tubes 12" long, shell 24" dia x 29" high, Wkettle

Engine

Compound. 2 1/2" + 4" X 3"
Built 1990 by John Sheard at Wakefield
Design: 6A by: Stuart Turner
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
K.cond., ecc. driven fp, Xhead lever driven Edwards air pump, 5 IHP, 600 rpm.

Propeller

3 blades, 16" X 26"
Shaft: 25" mm

History

New boat built and fitted out for John Shead. Steam plant fitted 1991, first steamed August 1991. Steamed each year since. 2004 aquired by Alan Rynhart of Athlone.


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.


(Courtesy John Shead) Loch Lochy, 1997

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