Certificate no 2444
Status Archived


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location St Jean Cap Ferrat
Vessel type Motor Yacht
Archive reason Overseas Watch List
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required Yes


Builder Thornycroft, J I & Co Ltd, Hampton
Built in 1937
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


Breadth: Beam
13.00 feet (3.97 m)
5.25 feet (1.60 m)
Length: Overall
55.00 feet (16.78 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


MOONYEEN is a motor cruiser of timber carvel construction with a DAF diesel engine. She was built by Thornycrofts at Hampton on Thames in 1937. She was commissioned by J Homer to be his luxury motor yacht only to be requisitioned by the Royal Navy in 1939. She made her way after the war to the Mediterranean, South of France, with the Laderman family. She was refitted in 1990 by Uve Hucke and in 2011 was based at St Jean Cap Ferrat, France.

Although this vessel is on the Overseas Watch List, we are lacking information about this particular vessel. If you have any information about this vessel, past or present, please contact us.

Key dates

  • 1937

    Vessel built by Thornycrofts, Hampton on Thames

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