S.L. Kookaburra

 

Hull 

"Frolic 21" class, Length 21', Beam 5'6'' Fibreglass

Moulded 1983 by steam & Electric Co., Wroxham U.K.

Engine

Stuart Turner 6A Compound 2 1/2" + 4" x 3", Slide valves, Stephenson's link reverse.

Built 1980 by A. Bever, Swindon U.K.

Boiler

Two drum water tube, 16 square feet heating surface, 125psi, fired by coal.

Built 1983 by Thames Steam Launch Co, Chiswick U.K.

Propeller 16" x 26" 3 blades

Other

Plant installed 1983, first steamed 1984
   

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Kookaburra on Dora Creek 1998

The engine room