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Owner: L Yorke

Area: UK-Chiltern


Canoe. Construction: Carvel mahogany on oak, oak deck.
Built 1890 by Meakes & Redknap at Marlow
LOA: 23' 0", Beam: 4' 3", Draft: 20' 0", Displacement: 10 lbs.
Varnished, wheel steering, canvas canopy and side curtains, Harrison type rudder.


Locomotive type Built 1996 by Kevin Neate at Manchester
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 200 psi,
Side fired, shell 14" dia x 32" long, hand fp, injector.


Compound. 2 1/4" + 3 5/8" X 2 1/2"
Built 1996 by Ian Cross at Derby
Designed by: Cyril Taylor
sv valve. SLRG valve gear.
On 6 turned columns, non-condensing.


3 blades, 16" X 20"


Built as electric canoe for Hobbs & Sons, Henley, sunk on Thames at Preston Crowmarsh during 1950’s, restored and plant fitted by John Emmett 1981. First steamed 31 May 1982 at SBA Thames cruise. Then to Clive Gulliver 1984. Acquired by Ian Cross 1995. Completely rebuilt and new steam plant fitted. Known as SANDPIPER. Aquired by Lyndon Yorke 2007. Renamed STEAMPIPER

Last Modified: 2014.04.01.

(Lyn Smith) Windermere, 1998


(Simon Maltby) Windermere, 2003

(Brian Smith)