|John Duncker 1||31/01/2019 21:06:33|
|27 forum posts|
I am thinking about building a 40 to 48 inch steam powered fast launch with a slipper stern. The sort of thing the gentry would have used to follow the boat race on the Thames.
Was this a common sort of boat in Victorian/Edwardian times.
I can not find anything that might show a layout.
Any leads on where to look?
|John Paton 1||31/01/2019 21:41:26|
|163 forum posts|
I thought slipper launches were petrol or electric powered but I might be wrong. This might explain you having difficulty finding images of a steam one.
|1278 forum posts|
Have to say that the ones I Remember on the Thames in London were not steam powered but maybe there were other types.
Hope the following links will help.
Here is a link to info on the 1912 prototype.
This might be a useful contact for info on Slipper Launches.
Edited By V8Eng on 31/01/2019 22:25:21
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