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Sirius 6

Owner: Mike Raahauge

Area: UK-Wales


Canoe. Construction: Mahogany plywood (3mm), sewn & GRP reinforced, ‘.
Built 1979 by John Emmett and C. McCormack at Hampton
LOA: 16' 0", LWL: 15' 6", Beam: 3' 0", Draft: 1' 2",
Varnished, yoke and line steering.


Single drum WT Built 1990 by Peter Depper
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 90 psi, Heating area: 4 sqft,
Copper steam drum 4" dia x 15" long, casing 12" x 12" x 15" long. Fitted 2000. See note above.


Single. 2" X 2"
Built 1990 by Peter Depper at Ibstock
sv valve. Slip ecc. valve gear.
400 rpm, 1 IHP. Fitted 2000. The engine, boiler, shaft and propellor had been removed before I bought her and although I intended to fit the plant from Rozel I didn't. She is therefore just a bare hull.


3 blades, 10" X 15"
Shaft: 1/2" bronze
See note above


Built and fitted out by first owner John Emmett, at first with a Clarkson compound and WTB. 1980 re-fitted with a Stuart Turner No. 1 single and monotube boiler. 1983 acquired by Sandy Skinner and later Roger Prior and c1997 by present owner who plans to fit machinery from ROZEL during 2000.

Last Modified: 2021.03.24.

(Roger Mallinson) Crofton, 1981