Makaira ex. 113 RFC (R.F.C. 113)

Makaira at Pembroke Dock 2012

Makaira at Pembroke Dock 2012

With kind permission of the Sunderland Flying Boat Trust

Makaira on Southampton Water 1952

Makaira on Southampton Water 1952

By Kind Permission of The Beken Photo Archive at Cowes
http://www.beken.co.uk/

Makaira ex. 113 RFC (R.F.C. 113)

Boat Specification
Boat Name: 
Makaira
Boat Type: 
Express Cruiser
Boat Length: 
47ft 6in
Boat Beam: 
9ft 6in
Boat Draft: 
5ft 2in
Boat Engine: 
Twin Perkins 6354.2 Low-line diesels
Boat Builder: 
The British Power Boats Company
Boat Year: 
1938
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In 1938 The British Power Boats Company of Hythe completed a 47ft 6in Express Cruiser for Mr John Heron Storey as “113RFC”
Details were:-
47ft 6in x 9ft 6in x 5ft 2in depth x 2ft 9in draft, 16.48gt, 13.43nt
Twin Screw, 2 x 100hp Power-Meadows petrol engines driving the shafts through standard Power V-drives. 24 knots max 18 knots cruising.

In 1952 she had two Perkins 6cyl diesels installed

In 1966 She had two Perkins 6cyl diesels installed each 145hp

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