Metric units


Status: Steaming

Owner: Mark Aaij

Area: Netherlands


Canopy. Construction: GPR, and Marine plywood.
Built 1985 by Unknown at South England
Fit out 1994 by Richard Mitchell
LOA: 19' 6", LWL: 16' 0", Beam: 6' 0", Draft: 1' 9", Displacement: 3300 lbs.
Silkie has been sold July 2018 to Holland


Built 1996 by Richard Mitchell
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 120 psi,
97 tubes.
condensing, engine driven pump, hand pump, injector, feed water heater, whistle,
During winter 2018/19 new steal tubes fitted.


2 cyl compound.
Built 1995 by D Harbour at Great Yarmouth
Design: 6A by: Stuart Turner
Slide valve. Stephenson valve gear.
Fitted 2010 Complete overhaul during the winter of 2018/19.


Acquired 1994, completely fitted out and steam plant installed by owner Richard Mitchell 1994-5. Originally known as JASTELLE. First steamed 1995, steamed each year since. One of two from Aladdin’s Cave on the Hamble. Acquired 2006 by Victor Ware and renamed CAROL ANN. Acquired 2008 by Gudmund Jorgensen and renamed “SILKIE 2” Steamed each year, mainly on Loch Katrine, but also on Loch Ard and Loch Lomond in Scotland. Visited Coniston in England, Stavanger in Norway and Silkeborg in Denmark. Sold 2018 to Holland

Added to the register: 2014.04.22. Last Modified: 2020.05.24.

Silkie 2 on Loch Katrine


Silkie 2 versus Queen Elizabeth 2