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Churr

Owner: G.S. StJohn

Area: UK-Wales


Hull

Cabin/Saloon Launch. Construction: Carvel mahogany.
Hull in Buil
Built c190 by Liquid Fuel Engineering Co. Ltd. at Poole
LOA: 25' 0", Beam: 5' 6", Draft: 2' 0",
Straight stem, transom stern, wheel steering.

Boiler

3-drum WT Built by Liquid Fuel Engineering Co.
Fuel: Oil,
84" x ½" od tubes, 20 gauge, screwed connections, LIFU Burner. Fitted 1986.

Engine

Compound. 2 1/4" + 4 3/4" X 3 1/2"
Built c190 by Liquid Fuel Engineering Co. Ltd. at Cowes
pv valve. SLRG valve gear.
2 tfc, aluminium bedplate and back standards, engine driven fp, air and fuel tank pumps 3:1 geared. 300 rpm.

Propeller

3 blades, 17" X 31"

History

Former yachts launch, owned H.E. Cohen 1950’s, 1965 G.Hargreaves, 1980 J. Minns. Acquired 1985, hull rebuilt and new saloon added by P. Freebody & Co., Hurley 1986. (1950’s - 1986 fitted with a Lune Valley WTB number 667).


Last Modified: 2014.04.01.


(John Gibbs) Thames 2004

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Photos


(Ian Ford) Long Wittenham


(David Creasey) Lechlade 2004