Metric units


Owner: H.L. Melville

Area: UK


Open Launch. Construction: Carvel teak on oak.
Built c190 by Unknown
Fit out 1970 by Peter Freebody & Co. at Hurley
LOA: 23' 0", LWL: 21' 0", Beam: 6' 2", Draft: 2' 0", Displacement: 4000 lbs.
Straight stem, counter stern, black, varnished deck and interior, wooden canopy.


VFT Built 1977 by J.O.Lugg
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 150 psi, Grate area: 2sqft sqft, Output: 120 lbs/hr,
Xhead driven ap & fp. Kcond. Penworthy injector


Tandem Compound. 2" + 4" X 3 1/2"
Built c190 by Simpson Strickland & Co. Ltd.
Design: Kingdon patent sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
With straight box links.


Restored 1975-6 by P. Freebody & Co, Hurley for Rodolphe d’Erlanger, plant fitted 1978-9.

Last Modified: 2014.04.01.

(R.F. d’Erlanger)