Metric units


Owner: D. Robinson

Area: UK


Cabin/Saloon Launch. Construction: Riveted aluminium.
Built 1957 by Verhoef (Aluminium Scheepsbouw Industrie) at Aalsmeer, Holland
LWL: 23' 0", Beam: 8' 0", Draft: 2' 6",
Grey, varnished cabin, white canopy and interior.


V shell, cross WT Built by Merryweather & Co. at Greenwich
ā€˜Cā€™ size, shell 18" dia. Fitted 1999.


Twin. 3" + 3" X 4"
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
On 6 columns, Kcond, Xhead driven air pump and 2 fp, 130 rpm, 2 IHP.


3 blades, 22" X 32"
Shaft: 1" Stainless Steel


Old double ended lifeboat hull acquired c 1976, restored, steam plant fitted by Peter Bridge 1977-8, first steamed 1985. Acquired 1990 by Roger Lees and Peter Rees and adapted for tripping work on Rudyard Lake. Used for tripping 1990-1996. Acquired 1999. Boiler formerly in LAPLANDER.

Last Modified: 2014.04.01.

(Peter Rees)