Certificate no 625
Status Registered
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Details

Function Experimental Craft
Subfunction Craft
Location Wroughton
Vessel type Experimental Hovercraft
Current use Museum based
Available to hire No
Available for excursions No
Info required No
Web address www.rrm.co.uk

Construction

Builder Saunders Roe, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Built in 1959
Hull material
Rig None
Number of decks 1
Number of masts 0
Propulsion Motor
Number of engines 1
Primary engine type Inboard
Boiler type None
Boilermaker None

Dimensions

Breadth: Beam
23.93 feet (7.30 m)
Length: Overall
40.98 feet (12.50 m)
Tonnage: Gross
0.00
Air Draft
To be confirmed

History

SRN 1 was the first experimental hovercraft built, preserved on shore for many years as an exhibit at The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu. She was later refurbished and is now on display in the Science Museum's large exhibits section at Wroughton in Wiltshire.

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