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Casmilla

Owner: Frances Overall

Area: UK-East Anglia


Hull

Open Launch. Construction: GRP.
Hull model: Frolic 18 designed by Rupert Latham
Built 1981 by Steam & Electric Launch Co. at Wroxham
Fit out 1983 by Machin, Knight & Sons Ltd. at Rochester
LOA: 18' 0", LWL: 16' 6", Beam: 4' 8", Draft: 1' 3",
Counter stern, white, varnished wood deck and interior, wheel steering.

Boiler

3-drum WT Built 1990 by Anthony Bever at Swindon
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 150 psi,
No.26, steam drum 5ΒΌ" x 15" long, 30 x .3/8" tubes, hand fp, injector, 15 gall fw tank, superheater

Engine

Compound. 1 1/2" + 2 1/2" X 2,"
Built by Bill Lowe at Beckenham
Design: No.3 (reproduction) by: Stuart Turner
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
2 tfc, cbs, 3 IHP, spur gear driven fp.

Propeller

2 blades, 14" X 21"
Shaft: 3/4" Stainless Steel

History

New launch completely fitted out by Machin, Knight & Sons Ltd., first owner N. P. Knight, 1986 acquired by Patrick J. Kelly, Bradford; November 1988 to Everett Leeds. Acquired by Hugh Mothersole 1996. Acquired by Frances Overall 2017


Last Modified: 2017.10.25.


(Tina Baker) River Stour, 1999

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