LADY LENA, an electric launch, was built by Burgoine's at Kingston on Thames in 1891 for the Immitch Fleet and used until 1911. She then moved to Bedford and was renamed SILVER STREAM.
Abandoned in the 1960s and restored in the 1980s. An engine fitted in 1985 is believed to have been built by T Clarkson, Chelmsford, date unknown. The boiler was built around 1942 by Merryweather & Co, Greenwich. The hull was restored by Terry Hardwick at Bath between 1980-2. The plant was fitted by owner in 1982-3. She was re bibbed in 1997 - 1998 with oak.
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Steamboat Register: An illustrated Register of surviving steam vessels in the British Isles (May Edition 6, 1994) pub: Steam Boat Association of Great Britain
Built by Burgoine's at Kingston on Thames in 1891
Renamed Silver Stream
Found derelict at Bedford in 1970
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