"Everton" is one of 6 Leeds & Liverpool boats built by British Transport Commission in early 50s. 3 were riveted and 3 were welded, Everton is one of the welded boats.
5 of which:
Bacup (Ellesmere Port boat museum)
Darwin - converted into a cruising residential (in Europe)
Everton (advertised for sale)
Farnworth (Rickmansworth) converted into a cruising residential
Everton is a fine example of one the welded boats, Extensive survey in 2010 (survey available), recently slipped and blacked.
Forecabin is not fitted out but has a floor.
Everton is a commercial craft suitable for conversation.
|Vessel type:||Leeds & Liverpool Short Boat|
|Designer:||British Transport Commission|
|Builder:||Harland & Wolff Ltd of Woolwich|
|Make:||Harland & Wolff|
|Model:||Short Boat - Town Class|
|No. of engines:||1|
|Engine model:||Lister HRW3|
|Length over all:||62'|
|Maximum draft:||3' 2"|
|Fuel capacity:||100 Gallons|
The engine is a Lister HRW3 driving a 3 bladed turbine propeller through a Borg Warner Velvetdrive Hydraulic FNR gearbox.Single lever Morse control.
4Kw Nixon Diesel Generator.
240 volt centrifugal water pump to fill and empty water ballast tank.