Metric units


Status: Undergoing restoration

Owner: john douse

Area: UK-Thames


Open Launch. Construction: GRP and wood.
Hull model: ? designed by ? at unkown in 1996
Built 1996 by Unknown at unknown
Fit out 1996 at Oxford
LOA: 15' 0", LWL: 14' 0", Beam: 6' 0", Draft: 1' 8", Displacement: 800 lbs.
this vessel was found abandoned in a farm barn and the owners could not be traced and so information is very limited. i have refurbished the boat and re-built the engine (STUART TURNER 5A) the boiler has also been restored and re-insulated (a YARROW style 3 drum unit) it has also been tested to twice working pressure and also to one and a half working pressure with fittings. it is now awaiting it,s final test to set safety valve etc.


3-drum Yarrow WT Built 1996 by Unknown
Fuel: Coal, Pressure: 80 psi,
5" dia X 20" long Copper drum(s). Copper tubes. Copper construction,
engine driven pump, hand pump,
because of abandonment very little is known of the boiler,s history


Stuart turner. 2" X 2.5"
Built 1996 by Stuart Turner Ltd. at Oxford
Design: 5A by: Stuart Turner Ltd. Henley-on-Thames
Slide valve. Stephenson valve gear.
Power: 1 HP
engine re-built by myself in 2019


Bronze, 3 blades, Right Hand,
Shaft: 7/8" 316 Stainless Steel

Added to the register: 2021.03.16. Last Modified: 2022.01.13.