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Souvenir D'Antan

Owner: Susan Hart

Area: UK-North West


Cabin/Saloon Launch. Construction: Carvel wood.
Built 1901 by A. Burgoine at Hampton Wick, Middx
LOA: 45' 0", LWL: 43' 0", Beam: 7' 1", Draft: 2' 0",
Black, aft saloon, wheel steering.


2-drum WT Designed by Wilson & Kyle Ltd.,
Built 1978 by Wilson & Kyle Ltd. at Brentford
Fuel: oil, pressure jet ty, Pressure: 150 psi, Heating area: 150 sqft, Output: 750 lbs/hr,
10" dia X 40" long Seamless steel drum(s). 0.625" dia Steel tubes. steel flanged drums, expanded steel tubes construction,
non-condensing, engine driven pump, injector, Windermere kettle, whistle,
originally designed for 250 PSI. 2017: major ten year overhaul, new boiler casing constructed.


Compound. 4" + 8" X 5"
Built 1901 by A. Burgoine at Hampton Wick, Middx
pv on HP, sv on LP valve. SLRG valve gear.
Power: 20 HP
On 6 turned columns, 20 IHP. Engine overhauled 2014 fitted with pressure lubricating system. converted to puffing operation.


3 blades, 24" X 36"
Shaft: 1 1/2" Stainless Steel
new tail shaft fitted 2015


Built for Burgoine’s own fleet, named ATALANTA, used for coaching and tripping; later renamed HAMPTON. Acquired by D. Kyle during 1930’s, used extensively on lower River Thames. Converted to motor drive 1950’s. Restored to steam 1980 with original engine. (During 1970’s engine in TUBBY CAT) Acquired by Knight family August 1988 and used on River Medway. Acquired by Ronnie Hart in 2004 and transferred to Lake Windermere.

Last Modified: 2017.02.01.

(Knight Family) 1990


(Brian Smith) Windermere 2004

Windermere 2006