Status: Active use
Owner: Robert Dossor
Area: UK-East Anglia
Hull model: Frolic 18
Built 1984 by Steam & Electric Launch Co. at Wroxham
LOA: 18' 0", LWL: 16' 6", Beam: 4' 9",
White grp hull with varnished mahogany deck & interior. Tiller steering
2 Drum WT Designed by SBA,
Built 2019 by Duncan Selby
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 150 psi,
Steel drum(s). 26 X 0.5" dia Cunifer tubes. weld less, drum ends attached by single stay construction,
non-condensing, engine driven pump, hand pump, whistle,
Built by Duncan Selby 2019 and tested SBA February 2020. Tested and certified March 2021
Bronze, 3 blades, Right Hand, 16" X 20"
Shaft: 3/4" Stainless Steel
Originally named Margaret Morrison Sailed by first owner N Alexander on Loch Ness. Later owned by Malcolm & Gwyneth Yeomans. Recently owned by Colin & Nicky Rudall. Purchased 2016 by Duncan and Gill Selby. Temporarily converted to electric whilst engine and boiler repaired by owner following inspection failure. Boat renamed 'Whisper' 2019 and re-fitted with steam 2020. Boat sold 2020 to current owner, operated mostly on Norfolk Broads.