Certificate no 2925
Status Registered


Function Leisure Craft
Subfunction Yacht
Location Hamble
Vessel type Motor Yacht
Current use Private use
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No


Builder Staniland & Co, Thorne
Built in 1948
Hull material Wood
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 2
Propulsion Unknown
Number of engines 2
Primary engine type Diesel
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None


Length: Overall
37.50 feet (11.43 m)
Breadth: Beam
10.00 feet (3.05 m)
3.50 feet (1.07 m)
Tonnage: Gross
Air Draft
To be confirmed


KNIGHTS CROSS was built as a twin screw gentlemans motor yacht by Staniland Yachts in 1948 and is a  vessel of pitch pine construction. Her  original  Ailsa Craig 40 HP oil engines were replaced in1970 by Perkins Marine 4.236 74 HP Perkins engines rebuilt in 2000. . In 2014  a new deck was laid  - marine ply laid over pine deck and sheathed in glass and resin.

Key dates

  • 1948

    Built by Staniland Yachts of Thorne

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

More like this

Albaquila sailing

Registered, built 1947 by Osbourne, William, Littlehampton

Photo of Maid of Conway @ 2017 lying at Gweek Classic Boatyard before start of Mr Paul Morgans restoration.

Registered, built 1960 by Crossfield Brothers, Conway

Token exterior August 2020

Registered, built 1948 by Silver, James A Ltd, Rosneath

Monya - starboard view

Registered, built 1933 by McBryde, W G