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New project: The steam launch ‘Emma’

Steam launch Emma, a new project for the National Maritime Museum Cornwall boat building team in Falmouth

A new project for the boatbuilding team

The museum boat building team are a respected centre for restoration, conservation and repair of historical vessels.

Their latest project is the steam launch “Emma”. These pictures show the team moving her onto a trolley for ease of working on the hull. At the moment the team doesn’t know her builder or when she was built, although they do have a fairly extensive history file – so watch out for updates on the museum boat building team’s Facebook page.

The steam engine is being rebuilt and is thought to be a 1902 design, with a best guess of “Emma’s” build date around the same time.

Follow the build on the museum boat building team’s Facebook page.

National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388


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