Certificate no 2351
Status Archived


Function Fighting Vessel
Subfunction Pinnace
Location NONE
Vessel type Royal Navy Medium Speed Motor Boat
Archive reason Disposed
Current use Unknown
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Fairlies Yacht Slip, Fairlie
Built in 1946
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Breadth: Beam
10.00 feet (3.05 m)
10.00 feet (3.05 m)
Length: Overall
35.00 feet (10.68 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed



SULAIR is an ex-Royal Navy 35 foot Medium Speed Motor Boat (MSMB) of timber double diagonal construction with twin inboard diesel engines by Foden, 80 hp each. She was built in 1961 at Fairlies Yacht Slip in Scotland and is built to an Royal Naval pinnace design. She was carried for a time on the RN Depot Ship HMS Maidstone. SULAIR is at present under restoration in Liverpool and is intended as a community restoration project representing an historic naval past.

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