Certificate no 2800
Status Registered


Function Fighting Vessel
Subfunction Pinnace
Location Saul Junction Marina
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Unknown
Built in 1912
Hull material Iron
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
38.50 feet (11.73 m)
Breadth: Beam
9.50 feet (2.90 m)
3.50 feet (1.07 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


WHALE II was built as a Steam Pinnace, it is thought in 1912. The exact date and the builders are being researched by the present owner who purchased the vessel in 2014 as a research project for conversion to a liveaboard.

She is a vessel of iron riveted construction and her present engine is a Perkins diesel.

Key dates

  • 1912

    Built as a steam pinnace, builder unknown

  • 2014

    Purchased by present owners

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