Certificate no 2441
Status Archived


Function Service Vessel
Subfunction Tender
Location Balmaha
Vessel type Naval Pinnace
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions Yes
Info required Yes


Builder Unknown
Built in 1938
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


3.00 feet (0.92 m)
Length: Overall
36.00 feet (10.98 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


SAMPAN is a service vessel that was built in 1938. She was a Naval pinnace until 1961, during which time she was a pinnace to HMS GUARDIAN during service in the Second World War. In 1961, she became a passenger vessel on Loch Lomond where she has been operating ever since.

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