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Owner: B. Deveson


Area: Netherlands


Dinghy. Construction: GRP, mahogany deck and interior.
Built 1986 by G. B. Mouldings at Brightlingsea
Fit out 1983 by Chris Seago at Norwich
LOA: 12' 9", LWL: 12' 0", Beam: 5' 1", Draft: 1' 6",
Simulated clinker, raked stem, transom stern, maroon with varnished deck and interior, tiller.


Newton Coil WT Built 1984 by D.& R. King at Suffield, Norfolk
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 150 psi, Grate area: 50 sqft, Heating area: 7 sqft,
No.384A, two steel coils each 10' long, one 2" dia, one ½" dia, hand fp, blower, ½ cwt bunker, ½ gall brass hotwell, 8 gall fw tank.


Single. 2" X 2 1/8"
Built 1986 by Chris Seago at Norwich
Design: 1 by: David King
sv valve. Slip ecc. valve gear.
No. 588/D/18. On 4 columns, fp ecc chain driven at 2:1 reduction, no air pump, Kcond.


3 blades, 10" X 13"
Shaft: 3/4" Stainless Steel


New hull fitted out and plant fitted by Chris Seago at Norwich 1983-85. First steamed 4 July 1985. At first with 1982 built oscillating single cylinder. Laid up 1993, awaiting new boiler. Bought from J Berry 2002 in Sudbury , trailed home to Holland . Roof and side skirts fitted in the same year, berthed on the Ringvaart, Badhoevedorp in the winter hangs on davits on the same berth.

Last Modified: 2014.04.01.

(John Carter) Fens Regatta, 1991