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Seawave

Vessel Number: HV000269
Date: 1950
Dimensions:
Vessel Dimensions: 9.14 m x 2.74 m x 0.91 m, 3.94 tonnes (30 ft x 9 ft x 3 ft, 4 tons)
Classification:Vessels and fittings
Significance
SEAWAVE is an example of a standard 30 ft (9.14 m) length motor cruiser built for a private owner in 1950 by the prolific firm of Lars Halvorsen Sons Ltd, better known for their larger luxury craft and fleet of hire cruisers.
DescriptionSEAWAVE was built as Job Number 1001 for J Farren-Price who had a business selling clocks and timepieces. He called the boat MISS CHRONOMETER. A dinghy was also built by Halvorsen's for the cruiser, Job Number 1005.

It was known as SYLPH when owned by the Lawson family from 1979 to 1986, a name they used for all the craft they had owned, which included larger Halvorsen cruisers. It was also called CHLOE for a period and changed owners a number of times in the 1990s. It reverted to being called SEAWAVE in 1989 and remained in use at Pittwater and Broken Bay north of Sydney.

When it changed owners in 2007 the new owners decided it was time for an overhaul and restoration project. The hull was sound but the superstructure and interior needed work to return the craft to its 1950s standard. New panels and decking were added where required, and the twin portholes in the hull were removed and filled in. In 2008 the restored SEAWAVE is an immacualte example of the Halvorsen fleet.




Vessel Details
Cabin or superstructure material and construction:timber planked
Current status:floating
Current status:operational
Current status:outside
Deck layout:cabin
Deck material and construction:wood/fibreglass
Hull material and construction:carvelcarvel-planked
Hull material and construction:timber
Hull shape:displacement
Hull shape:monohull
Hull shape:overhanging stem
Hull shape:plumb transomvertical transom
Hull shape:round bottom
Keel/centreboard/rudder type:spade rudder
Motor propulsion:diesel
Motor propulsion:inboard
Motor propulsion:motor vesselMV
Propeller:single
Hand propulsion/steering mechanism:wheel
Keel/centreboard/rudder type:docking keel
Additional Titles

Previous title: Chloe

Previous title: Sylph

Primary title: Seawave

Previous title: Miss Chronometer

Alternate Numbers

Vessel Registration Number: 1001N

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