PADDLE STEAMER KINGSWEAR CASTLE

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Kingswear Castle Specifications

Shipbuilder                              Philip & Son of Dartmouth, 1924

Engine-builder                         Cox & Co of Falmouth, 1904

Engine type                             Compound reciprocating steam

Boiler                                      Scotch single furnace return tube,
coal-fired, working pressure 120 psi

Boiler maker                           Wellman Robey, 2000

Coal capacity                          4 tons

Length overall                        113 ft 8 ins (34.7 m)

Hull beam                               17 ft 6 ins (5.3 m)

Beam overall                          28 ft (8.5 m)

Paddle-wheels                         10 ft (3 m) diameter, fixed wooden floats

Draught                                   4 ft (1.2 m)

Speed                                      8 knots

Port of Registry                       Dartmouth

MCA Passenger certificates   Class V and Class VI: 235 passengers