Karuah

Owned by Tony King

Hull 

16 foot 6" with a beam of 6 foot made early 1900's of Australian red Cedar with Spotted Gum ribs, clinker construction.  

Engine

Bolton 15:  2 1/2 X 2 3/8 piston valve built by owner

Boiler

Ofeldt flash boiler built with the guidance of Don Parker

Propeller

14" X 20"

Other

The boat had a twin cylinder Blaxland fitted and a cabin. It sat for 6 years under a verandah before our rebuild and was relaunched Nov 2009. Called "Karuah" after the first steamer made at Port Stephens in Nov 1831.

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Karuah behind Lady Evangeline on Crocodile Creek