Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Steam Yacht Isa

From Graces Guide

c.1879 Launched[1]

Owner: Mr. H. Andrews, of Newcastle-on-Tyne

Member of the Royal Thames Yacht Club.

The engines and boiler were built by Messrs. Douglas and Grant of Kirkcaldy, to the specification of Mr. Alex. Taylor, Newcastle. The engines were three-cylinder compound, the cylinders being 10 in., 15 in. and 28 in. diameter respectively, all of 2 ft. strok e.

Propulsion: twin-screws.

Rigged as a two-masted yacht, of 248 tons.

Clipper bow and elliptic stern, 11 ft. 8 in. length of keel, 18 ft. 9 in. extreme breadth.


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Sources of Information

  1. Engineering 7 March 1879