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Kim Lorraine

Owner: C. Bodelot

Area: France


Open Launch. Construction: Wood epoxy.
Hull model: Dawn designed by Glyn Lancaster Jones
Built 1985 by Roy Taylor at Middlezoy
LOA: 16' 0", Beam: 5' 0",
White, varnished deck and interior, wheel steering.


VFT Built 1998 by Blackbeth Engineering
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 100 psi,
2 fp, 1 hand pump, 1 injector. Durham Donkey Boiler, designed by Bill Durham at Washington. Originally fitted with Roy Taylor coal-fired VFT, 70 x .7/8" od tubes.


Single. 2 1/4" X 2"
Built 1987 by Roy Taylor
Design: Cygnet by: Stuart Turner
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
Cast A frame, Kcond.


3 blades, 12" X 13"
Shaft: 3/4" Stainless Steel


New launch built to first owners specification. Launched May 1988. First steamed 1989. Imported to France March 2002 and restored by the present owner

Last Modified: 2014.04.01.



(Christophe Bodelot)