Certificate no 2735
Status Registered
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Details

Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Chichester
Vessel type Motor Yacht
Current use Commercial Activity
Available to hire Yes
Available for excursions Yes
Info required No

Construction

Builder Rampart, Southampton
Built in 1962
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 0
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker

Dimensions

Length: Overall
48.88 feet (14.90 m)
Breadth: Beam
10.99 feet (3.35 m)
Depth
4.27 feet (1.30 m)
Air Draft
To be confirmed
Tonnage: Gross
22.18

History

STAR OF KILLARNEY is a twin screw diesel yacht of mahogany carvel construction built in 1962 by The Rampart Boatbuilding Company Limited of Southampton.

The vessel is reputed to have acted as support boat to Prime Minister Ted Heath's MORNING CLOUD in the 1970s. During the 1990s she was based in Spain and after that spent a short while providing trips for White Cliff Harbour Tours in Dover before being acquired by her current owners.

Key dates

  • 1962

    Built by the Rampart Boatbuilding Co of Southampton

  • 1990s

    Commercial use in Spain

  • 2012

    Took part in the Queen's Jubilee Pageant

Own this vessel?

If you are the owner of this vessel and would like to provide more details or updated information, please contact info@nationalhistoricships.org.uk

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