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Castella

Owner: J. Lucketti

Area: UK


Hull

Open Launch. Construction: GRP.
Hull model: Limited Edition
Built 1991 by Gibbs & Thurston at Edmonton
Fit out 1992 by John Lucketti
LOA: 14' 6",
Burgandy

Boiler

Blackstaffe type 3-drum WT Built 1992 by Precision Steam at Tiverton
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 125 psi,
No.114. 1A size, casing 18" square.

Engine

Single. 2 1/4" X 2 1/4"
Built 1992 by Border Engineering at Hoddesdon
Design: Regatta pv valve. SLRG valve gear.
No.920301. On 4 turned columns, 300 rpm.

Propeller

3 blades, 14" X 20"
Shaft: 3/4" Stainless Steel

History

New launch fitted out and steam plant installed by first owner Frank Higson, 1992-3. Acquired 1995.


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.


(Owner) 1992

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