Chumley previously Chalmondesleigh

33rd The Thames Traditional Boat Rally

A glorious weekend of varnished wood and gleaming brass. 16 Little Ships are expected to attend the Rally held at Fawley Meadows, Henley-on-Thames. See for more information on the Rally.

17. July 2010 (All day) - 18. July 2010 (All day)

Chumley previously Chalmondesleigh

Boat Specification
Boat Name: 
Chumley previously Chalmondesleigh
Boat Type: 
Motor Yacht
Boat Length: 
Boat Beam: 
8ft 6ins
Boat Draft: 
Boat Displacement: 
5 tons
Boat Engine: 
Chrysler petrol
Boat Construction: 
Mahogany on oak
Boat Builder: 
Chrysler Marine Co, Michigan USA
Boat Year: 

In 1934 the Chrysler Marine Co. of Michigan, USA, built a 26ft, 4-berth motor yacht for racehorse owner Dorothy Paget. They installed one of their own 80hp petrol engines, capable of pushing the boat to 20 knots, and in 1938 she was shipped to England to compete in speed trials off the Isle of Wight.

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