Small craft

Naval Clinker Rowing Boat

(REF: 25158)


  • Designer: Admiralty
  • Builder: H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth
  • Year: 1974
  • Location: W. Sussex
  • Length on deck: 10'

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Wooden Ships Comments on this Naval Clinker Rowing Boat

Built by 1st year shipwright apprentices of HM Dockyard, Portsmouth in 1974.  These small boats were used as tenders and as such are fitted with bronze lifting eyes so they can be hoisted aboard the larger vessel.

This dinghy has excellent pedigree, we have photos of her being built and recent contact with the two apprentices who actually built the boat.

A nice little dinghy with good pedigree

Length                  10’



Clinker planked in mahogany all copper rivet fastened to steam bent oak timbers. Bronze lifting eyes in the keel. Laminated stem and mahogany transom.  Oak rubbing strake with a rope fender all round. Oak capping to the gunwhale with two rowing positions. 3 mahogany thwarts with heavy hanging knees to support them. Slatted sole boards finished in grey paint.


Galvanised road trailer All over canvas cover with supporting battens Anchor and warp Pair of oars and rowlocks

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