Certificate no 256
Status Registered
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Details

Function Passenger Vessel
Subfunction Excursion
Location Westminster
Vessel type Excursion
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire No
Available for excursions Yes
Info required No
Web address www.theviscount.co.uk

Construction

Builder Clark, Edwin & Co Ltd, Brimscombe
Built in 1896
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Length: Overall
79.93 feet (24.38 m)
Tonnage: Gross
36.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

Built in 1896 by Edwin Clarke at Grays, Essex, HENLEY is a passenger launch with a capacity for 149 passengers. Her present engine is a Leyland Thornycroft and her original engine achieved fame by becoming an exhibit at the Kew Bridge Steam Museum. She now runs a summer service from Westminster to Kew/Hampton Court.

Sources

Hamer, Geoffrey, Trip Out 1995/6 - A Guide to the Passenger Boat Services of the British Isles, G P Hamer, 1995

Key dates

  • 2012

    Vessel selected for  Queen's Diamond Jubilee Pageant on 3 June 2012.

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