|Tax Status:||Tax Exempt|
Goldhanger, nr Maldon Essex Essex UK
This is a project which has been in the same ownership for the last 20years. fter she fell over and damaged her topsides he decided to take her on . after much restoration work to her hull. she was actually re floated, 2008. She was then taken out of the water and transported to her current site which is inside a workshop/ shed at home.
All equipment and gear taken out of her has been retained.
There are still many man hours required, a "labour of love" is required to get her back into commission.
|Vessel condition:||A project|
|Vessel type:||single wooden displacement hull|
|Designer:||Boats and Cars (Kingston) Ltd|
|Builder:||Boats and Cars (Kingston) Ltd|
|Model:||33ft River Launch 1937|
|Registry:||Expired Part one MCA|
|Length over all:||30'|
|Length of deck:||30'|
|Length at waterline:||29'|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
|Displacement:||3 metric tons|
A 50hp BMC diesel engine was removed. There is a shaft and a single propeller.
Everything had been stripped from the hull. There are no mechanic parts or associated gear.
Carvel planked, recaulked before she was relaunched in 2008. She has since been kept as an empty hull. Some of her mahogany planking was replaced where she had fallen over and the topsides had coved in.
Hatches and skylights , portholes are all still available. New floors, new transom all new deck beams of Oak. New mahogany cabin sides have been replaced after the raised wheel house was removed. New bulkheads have been fitted under the mast decks and aft in to the open aft cockpit.New bronze keel bolts were replaced. attaching through to her external Lead ballast keel. She had some trimming ballast up forward to counter the extremely heavy old engine.
Presently a totally empty hull with exposed deck beams. One large cabin and an exterior deep cockpit. Her original interior has been kept, along with all the portlight surrounds, the hatches and the internal doors.
She would have offered a Double V berth up forward, a chain locker in the fore peak. A separate Heads compartment. a Galley facility opposite with two full length bench berths.
External steering position port forward position. Raised flush deck over the accommodation with a companionway steps to aid access to the tabernacle/ or Windlass for anchoring.
Ship's spoke steering wheel. , much of the interior as it was dismantled.
a propeller, lead trimming ballast... a quantity of chain and anchors.
Hatches, butterfly skylights. companionway steps. port hole surrounds.
Galvanised tabernacle for the steadying mast, deck steeped.. Mast gaff and boom, no sail or rig....
Her original launching trophy and template of her silhouette from 1937.
Original Blue Book of ships registration
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.