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Clio

Status: Steaming

Owner: Rob Van Es

Area: UK-South West


Hull

Open Launch. Construction: Mahogany on oak clinker..
Built 1967 by Devonport Shipwright Apprentices
Fit out 2000 by Rob van Es
LOA: 15' 0", LWL: 14' 6", Beam: 6' 0", Draft: 1' 6", Displacement: 1600 lbs.
Straight stem, wineglass transom, bilge keels, seating for 7, tiller steering 4 knots.

Boiler

Yarrow Designed by Rob van Es,
Built 2002 by Rob van Es at Devon
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 150 psi, Grate area: 1 sqft, Heating area: 12 sqft,
8" dia X 20" high Seamless steel drum(s). 96 X 0.5" dia Copper tubes. Expanded construction,
condensing, engine driven pump, hand pump, feed water heater, Windermere kettle, whistle,
Xhead driven fp, exhaust fwh, Kcond. 92 straight ½" copper tubes in 3 rows expanded into 8" steel steam drum, low volume rectangular steel mud drums

Engine

Single. 2" X 2 1/2"
Built 1990 by R. Holmes at Hertford
Design: Trojan IV sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
Double acting, 4 turned columns, overhung crank

Propeller

Bronze, 3 blades, Right Hand, 15" X 26"
Shaft: 3/4" Stainless Steel

History

Hull auctioned from Devonport Dockyard as Clinker Launch 10 (C.L.10). Used as rowed foot passenger ferry at Newton Ferrers. Bought as derelict 1999 for conversion to steam.


Last Modified: 2014.12.08.




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