Wooden ships comments on this 16′ clinker launch
Year: 1953. Believed to have been built in Scotland where the current owner purchased her.
Clinker planked mahogany copper rivet fastened to steam bent oak timbers. Heavy duty gunnels and rubbing strake.
Straight laid fore deck and aft deck with payed seams and finished in varnish. Sampson post on the foredeck. Storage locker under the foredeck behind a bulkhead.
Midships engine box with forward cockpit area and full width bench seat. Aft area with conventional thwarts. The large beam provides a lot of working space within the boat and allows seating for 6 people.
Volvo Penta MD2 inboard diesel with stainless steel shaft to conventional 3 blade propeller. Transom hung varnished rudder
Dimensions: Length 16’5”. Beam 7’. Draft 18”.
Lying: South Coast.