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Owner: M.R. Rapeau

Area: France


Open Launch. Construction: Strip plank, pine.
Hull in Owne
Built 1999 by Michel Rapeau at Le Verdon-sur-Mer
LOA: 18' 2", Beam: 5' 10",
Blue, varnished deck and interior, wheel steering.


3-drum WT Built 1999 by Serey at Bordeaux
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 150 psi, Heating area: 3.1 sqft, Output: 440 lbs/hr,
Steam drum 273 mm dia x 650 mm long, mud drums 114 mm dia x 535 mm.


Compound. 2 1/2" + 4" X 3"
Built 1997 by Peter Young at Portsmouth
Design: 6A by: Stuart Turner
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
500 rpm, 4 IHP, Kcond.


3 blades, 17" X 15"
Shaft: 25" mm


New launch, built, fitted out and steam plant installed by owner. First steamed November 1999.

Last Modified: 2014.04.01.

(Adrian Gowing)