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Ku-Ring-Gai

Vessel Number: HV000009
Date: 1951
Dimensions:
Vessel Dimensions: 14.32 m x 14.1 m x 4.1 m x 1.1 m, 16.73 tonnes (47 ft x 46.26 ft x 13.45 ft x 3.61 ft, 16.46 tons)
Engine dimensions: 67.13Kilowatts, 4No. (90.02Horsepower)
Propeller dimensions: 540 mm (21.22 in.)
Classification:Vessels and fittings
Significance
KU-RING-GAI is a motor cruiser built in Sydney in 1951. It is one of the many high quality craft that were made by Lars Halvorsen Sons in Australia, and is an important example of the stylish wooden luxury craft drawn by Harold Halvorsen.
DescriptionKU-RING-GAI is a 14.3 metre long bridge deck motor cruiser, and was built in 1951. It is carvel planked in oregon and the superstructure is teak. The 47 foot long hull is fitted out for luxury cruising with cabins, a galley and salloon, and has had a flying bridge added.It is powered by twin diesel engines. KU-RING-GAI was built for horse racing identity Stan Fox, and named MISS EVE. It is a sister vessel to KALINDA (HV000463).

It is one of the flagships of the impressive collection of existing Halvorsen vessels that are spread throughout Australia, and was featured on the cover of the book about the Halvorsen boatbuilding family, 'Wooden Boats, Iron Men' by Randi Svensen.

In 2006 KU-RING-GAI is used as a family motor cruiser on Sydney Harbour and north to Broken Bay, the home waters for many of the Halvorsen fleet. It is kept in superb condition and showcases the Halvorsen's fine craftsmanship and design abilities.

Vessel Details
Cabin or superstructure material and construction:timber planked
Current status:floating
Current status:operational
Deck layout:cabin
Deck layout:decked with cockpit
Deck material and construction:timber planked
Deck material and construction:timber plywood
Hull material and construction:carvelcarvel-planked
Hull material and construction:timber
Hull shape:displacement
Hull shape:monohull
Hull shape:plumb stemvertical stem
Hull shape:plumb transomvertical transom
Keel/centreboard/rudder type:launch deadwood
Keel/centreboard/rudder type:spade rudder
Motor propulsion:diesel
Motor propulsion:inboard
Motor propulsion:motor vesselMV
Propeller:twindual
Related materials:photos
Related materials:references
Hand propulsion/steering mechanism:wheel
Additional Titles

Previous title: Miss Eve

Primary title: Ku-Ring-Gai

Alternate Numbers

: 998

Official number: 315256

Vessel Registration Number: DDRN

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