Metric units


Status: Active use

Owner: Richard Metcalf

Area: UK-North West


Saloon Launch. Construction: Cold-moulded plywood and epoxy.
Hull model: Cabin Launch designed by John Carter in 1984
Built 1985 by John Carter at Surrey, UK
Fit out 1986 by John Carter and Noel Donnelly
LOA: 20' 0", LWL: 20' 0", Beam: 5' 0", Draft: 1' 6",
Tunnel stern


Designed by SBA,
Built 2006 by TRS & Geoff Newton at Derbyshire
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 200 psi,
18" dia Welded steel shell barrel. Copper tubes. Welded steel ,expanded tubes construction,
condensing, engine driven pump, hand pump, injector, whistle,


2 cyl compound. 2 1/2" + 4" X 3"
Design: 6A by: Stuart Turner
Slide valve. Stephenson valve gear.


Bronze, 3 blades, Right Hand, 18" X 26"
Shaft: 1 1/4" Stainless Steel


Hull not finished by John Carter. Purchased and fitted with engine from Aurora. Engine replaced with 6A Simba sold to Richard Metcalf in 2019

Added to the register: 2017.10.28. Last Modified: 2021.03.20.

(Previous Owner) R.Wey, 1990


(David Creasey) Caldon Canal, 2004