STEAM TUG "KERNE"

The Steam Tug Kerne Preservation Society Ltd

Technical details

 
Built
 March 1913
Builder
  Montrose Ship Building Company, Montrose 
Gross Reg. Tonnage
  62.71
Net Reg. Tonnage
  1.25
Displacement
  153 tonnes
Length OA
 75 feet 6 inches
  Length BP
  70 feet 8 inches
  Breadth
  18 feet 4 inches
  Draft
  9 feet 9 inches
 
Main Engine
W.V.V. Lidgerwood Coatbridge, Glasgow in 1913, No. 397
3 Cylinder Triple Expansion 
 Cylinders
  10 inch, 17 inch, 28 inch x 18 inch Stroke
 HP
 300 BHP (approx)
 Boiler
 1 off Scotch, Wetback 2 Furnace
HM Dockyard, Chatham 1936
 Pressure
 180 psi
 Propeller Shaft
 5 inch
 Propeller Diameter
 7 feet 10 inches
 Material
 Cast iron
 Number of blades
 3
 Rudder Stock
  3.25 inches diameter
 Rudder
  Flat Plate, 10/20 inches