CARTELA

  • Cartela MMT_P_2011-136
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  • Cartela revised
  • Arriving at Saunders and Ward
  • New crank and bearings in refurbished frame
Owner(s)
SteamShip Cartela Trust (Ross James - Project Manager)
Type
River Steamer
LOA
123'
LOD
123'
LWL
123'
Beam
26'
Draft
8'
Max Draft
9'6"
Displacement
Light ship 190 tons: Gross 260 tons
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ARHV number
HV000237
Designer
Alfred Blore and Thomas Purdon
Builder
Purdon and Featherstone - Battery Point, Hobart
Year launched
1912, maiden voyage New Year Day 1913
Where launched
Battery Point, Hobart.
Normal location
Hobart. Currently laid up in Franklin on the Huon River.
Construction materials
Hull; Blue Gum frame, N.Z. Kauri planking, Steel Keelson and Sister Keelsons. Coach House; NZ Kauri Celery Top and Huon Pine. Mast; Celery Top
Construction type
Carvel. 5" by 2 3/4" thick planks with iron fasteners and cotton caulking.
Hull form
Monohull, vertical bow, canoe stern, main deck and upper deck. Main mast for cargo derrick.
Propulsion
Plenty and Sons, triple expansion, undergoing complete refurbishment. Currently 340 hp Caterpillar diesel.
Motor type
Steam powered with original engine installed in 1912. Boiler specification and fuel yet to be defined.
Motor power
At 180 p.s.i boiler pressure, power output of engine will be close to 500 h.p.
Rig type
35' main mast for cargo handling.
Ownership period
SteamShip Cartela Trust was created in 2012 to accept the gift of Cartela from the owners Roche Brothers.
Previous owner(s)
Original owner was the Huon, Channel and Peninsular Steam Ship Company and was purchased by Roche Brothers in 1952.

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