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Owner: Bob Fry

Area: UK-Midlands


Launch. Construction: Strip plank, cedar with 3mm external mahogany vene.
Hull designed by Walter Simmons at Fowey
Built 1992 by Geoffrey Newton at Bretby
LOA: 25' 7", LWL: 22' 6", Beam: 5' 6",
Varnished, straight stem, counter stern, canopy on 6 brass stanchions, wheel steering.


VFT Built 1999 by Franklin & Bell at Gloucester
Fuel: Coal, Grate area: 1.62 sqft,
Designed by David Beale, 24" dia x 24" high, 109 x 1" od tubes, SS grate, spun brass top, SS wet ash pan, injector, hand fp, bilge ejector, Wkettle.


Compound. 3" + 5" X 3"
Built by Geoffrey Newton
Designed by: A.A. Leak
pv on HP, balanced sv on LP valve. SLRG valve gear.
On 6 turned columns, HP Xhead driven fp and air pump, Kcond. All nickel plated. Fitted 1999.


3 blades, 18" X 26"
Shaft: 1 1/4" Stainless Steel


New boat built and fitted out by owner. First steamed July 1994. Steamed every year since, total hours 1060, total miles 2067. Formerly fitted with Cyril Taylor twin 21/2" + 21/2" x 21/2". Formerly fitted with No.6 size WTB by Precision Steam, Tiverton.

Last Modified: 2018.08.15.

(Norman Clasper) Forth and Clyde 2005


(Ken Elliott) 2005

(Lyn Smith) Windermere 1999

{Simon Maltby) Windermere 2008