J.I.Thorneycroft & Co Ltd, Southampton. Launched 27th June 1949 and trials
ran between 28th October and 3rd November in the same year. Radar was fitted on
1st July 1964.
Dimensions: Length 203ft 6in. Breadth 32ft. Depth (moulded) 11ft 1in.
736 gross, 310 net.
Originally two 6 cylinder Newbury Sirron diesels made by the shipbuilders, driving
two screws giving a total bhp of 1,200. Bunker capacity 23 tons. Trial speed 16.25
knots: service speed 14.5 knots. All auxiliary machinery electrically driven.
Owners: 1949-79 Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail
Steam Packet Company Limited. 1980-81 P. and A. Campbell Ltd. 1986 to present
Waverley Excursions Limited.
Certificate: Class IV 800, Class III 691.