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Steam Yacht Collection

"Captivating Steam Yachts: A Glimpse into the Elegance of Kirk & Sons of Cowes" Step aboard the steam yacht Boadicea, gracefully anchored and exuding timeless beauty

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Wanderer (later named Vagus ) hoisting sails

The steam yacht Wanderer (later named Vagus ) hoisting sails. Built by Robert Steele and Co, Greenock in 1878 for Charles Joseph Lambert as a private yacht

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Boadicea at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Boadicea at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Boadicea at anchor

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Joyeuse, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Joyeuse, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Joyeuse, 1914

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The 142 ton steam yacht Sapphire under way, 1920. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The 142 ton steam yacht Sapphire under way, 1920. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The 142 ton steam yacht Sapphire under way, 1920. The Sapphire was built for the Duke of Bedford, by John Brown and Co. Limited, of Clydebank in 1912

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Niagara, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Niagara, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Niagara, 1912

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Chimaera, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Chimaera, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Chimaera, 1914

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The sailing yacht Sea Belle under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The sailing yacht Sea Belle under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The sailing yacht Sea Belle under way, 1911

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Surf at anchor, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Surf at anchor, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Surf at anchor, 1912

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Aldebaran under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Aldebaran under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Aldebaran under way, 1913

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht Liberty running east. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Liberty running east. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Liberty running east. Liberty was built for Joseph Pulitzer in 1908. Designed by George Lennox Watson she was one of the largest private yachts of her day

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The luxury steam yacht Nahlin at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The luxury steam yacht Nahlin at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The luxury steam yacht Nahlin at anchor. Nahlin is a luxury yacht and one of the last of three large steam yachts constructed in the UK

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht Miranda at anchor, 1910. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Miranda at anchor, 1910. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Miranda at anchor, 1910

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht Liberty, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Liberty, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Liberty, 1914. Liberty was built for Joseph Pulitzer in 1908. Designed by George Lennox Watson she was one of the largest private yachts of her day

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht Minona under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Minona under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Minona under way, 1913

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Sabrina at anchor, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Sabrina at anchor, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Sabrina, 1914. Sabrina was built by Vickers, Sons & Maxim in 1899

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The Russian Imperial Yacht Standart at Cowes, 1909. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The Russian Imperial Yacht Standart at Cowes, 1909. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The Russian Imperial Yacht Standart at Cowes, 1909. Standart was built by order of Emperor Alexander III of Russia, and constructed at the Danish shipyard of Burmeister & Wain

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Greta at anchor, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Greta at anchor, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Greta at anchor, 1912. Greta was built by Scott & Co at Greenock in 1895. She was later named Laranda

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Office of Howard Gould, in his Steam Yacht Niagara (b / w photo)

Office of Howard Gould, in his Steam Yacht Niagara (b / w photo)
5215286 Office of Howard Gould, in his Steam Yacht Niagara (b/w photo) by American Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Office of Howard Gould, in his Steam Yacht Niagara)

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Wreck of the steam yacht Varuna on the coast of Madeira (colour litho)

Wreck of the steam yacht Varuna on the coast of Madeira (colour litho)
3099280 Wreck of the steam yacht Varuna on the coast of Madeira (colour litho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The Greenlanders supper appropriated by a bear, 1859 (litho)

The Greenlanders supper appropriated by a bear, 1859 (litho)
931456 The Greenlanders supper appropriated by a bear, 1859 (litho) by May, Walter William (1831-96); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The Fox Steaming out of the rolling pack, 1859 (litho)

The Fox Steaming out of the rolling pack, 1859 (litho)
931430 The Fox Steaming out of the rolling pack, 1859 (litho) by May, Walter William (1831-96); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam-Yacht for the King of Burmah (engraving)

Steam-Yacht for the King of Burmah (engraving)
1626063 Steam-Yacht for the King of Burmah (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Steam-Yacht for the King of Burmah)

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam-Yacht built for His late Highness El Hami Pacha, Son of the late Viceroy of Egypt

Steam-Yacht built for His late Highness El Hami Pacha, Son of the late Viceroy of Egypt
1612832 Steam-Yacht built for His late Highness El Hami Pacha, Son of the late Viceroy of Egypt, by Scott Russell and Company (engraving) by Weedon

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Interior of the Observatory, 1859 (litho)

Interior of the Observatory, 1859 (litho)
931454 Interior of the Observatory, 1859 (litho) by May, Walter William (1831-96); Private Collection; (add.info.: The steam yacht Fox was the vessel commanded by Francis Leopold McClintock on an)

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Page of Advertisements (engraving)

Page of Advertisements (engraving)
1045525 Page of Advertisements (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Page of Advertisements)

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Eskimos imitating animals to induce Europeans to approach, 1859 (litho)

Eskimos imitating animals to induce Europeans to approach, 1859 (litho)
931455 Eskimos imitating animals to induce Europeans to approach, 1859 (litho) by Young, Allen (1827-1915); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The 'Sayed Pacha, 'Steam Yacht (engraving)

The "Sayed Pacha, "Steam Yacht (engraving)
1096488 The " Sayed Pacha, " Steam Yacht (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The " Sayed Pacha, " Steam Yacht)

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The Tow Boat Conqueror, 1852. Creator: James Guy Evans

The Tow Boat Conqueror, 1852. Creator: James Guy Evans
The Tow Boat Conqueror, 1852

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Motorboat Ytene (18) under way, 1921. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Motorboat Ytene (18) under way, 1921. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Motorboat Ytene (18) under way, 1921

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Hospital ship at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Hospital ship at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Hospital ship at anchor

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Unknown steam yacht at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Unknown steam yacht at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Unknown steam yacht at anchor

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht under way. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht under way. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht under way

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht at anchor. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht at anchor

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht Shawnee under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Shawnee under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Shawnee under way, 1914. Shawnee is listed as owned by Earl De La Warr, Buckhurst, Sussex in 1910

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht Cressida at anchor, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Cressida at anchor, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Cressida at anchor, 1914

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The 445 ton steam yacht Vanessa under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The 445 ton steam yacht Vanessa under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The 445 ton steam yacht Vanessa under way, 1912. Vanessa later renamed Golden Eagle was built by Ramage & Ferguson, Leith and launched in 1899

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Stella at anchor, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Stella at anchor, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Stella at anchor, 1912

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Glencairn, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Glencairn, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Glencairn, 1912. Originally called Liberty, Glencairn was designed by G L Watson & Co and launched by Ramage & Ferguson Ltd at Leith on 5 December 1907

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Latona under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Latona under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Latona under way, 1912

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht Iliona under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Iliona under way, 1914. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Iliona under way, 1914

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht Cysne under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht Cysne under way, 1913. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht Cysne under way, 1913

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Clementinas Bow showing collision damage and loss of bowsprit, 1913

Clementinas Bow showing collision damage and loss of bowsprit, 1913

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: Steam yacht under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

Steam yacht under way, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
Steam yacht under way, 1912

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: 489 ton steam yacht (possibly Juicel ?) under way, 1939. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

489 ton steam yacht (possibly Juicel ?) under way, 1939. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
489 ton steam yacht (possibly Juicel ?) under way, 1939

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Fleur-D-Lys under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Fleur-D-Lys under way, 1911. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Fleur-D-Lys under way, 1911

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: HMY Victoria and Albert and the Russian Imperial Yacht Standart at Cowes, 1909

HMY Victoria and Albert and the Russian Imperial Yacht Standart at Cowes, 1909. Standart was built by order of Emperor Alexander III of Russia

Background imageSteam Yacht Collection: The steam yacht Porthos, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes

The steam yacht Porthos, 1912. Creator: Kirk & Sons of Cowes
The steam yacht Porthos, 1912



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"Captivating Steam Yachts: A Glimpse into the Elegance of Kirk & Sons of Cowes" Step aboard the steam yacht Boadicea, gracefully anchored and exuding timeless beauty. Crafted by Kirk & Sons of Cowes, this vessel is a testament to their craftsmanship. The steam yacht Joyeuse, built in 1914 by Kirk & Sons of Cowes, stands as a symbol of opulence and sophistication. Its sleek design and luxurious amenities make it an epitome of refined taste. Behold the majestic steam yacht Surf at anchor in 1912. Created by Kirk & Sons of Cowes, its grandeur commands attention while offering a serene escape on the open waters. Witness the elegance in motion with the 142 ton steam yacht Sapphire gliding through waves in 1920. Designed by Kirk & Sons of Cowes, this vessel combines power and grace effortlessly. Marvel at the sight of luxury embodied by Nahlin, a stunning steam yacht at anchor. With its impeccable craftsmanship from Kirk & Sons of Cowes, it promises an unforgettable voyage. Experience pure enchantment aboard Chimaera, a remarkable steam yacht crafted by Kirk & Sons of Cowes in 1914. Its exquisite details and lavish interiors redefine indulgence on water. Sail away with Sea Belle as she gracefully cuts through waves under sunny skies in 1911. This sailing yacht created by Kirk & Sons showcases their versatility beyond just steam yachts. Discover the allure lurking beneath tranquil waters with Sea Snake - a captivating creation from Kirk & Sons that blends power and serenity seamlessly for an unrivaled experience. Immerse yourself in sheer freedom aboard Liberty - a striking steam yacht designed meticulously by Kirk & SonsofCowesto offer unparalleled comfort amidst breathtaking vistas. Embark on an extraordinary journey with Westoe - a magnificent steam yacht born outofKirk&Sons' ingenuityin1911. Its timeless design and state-of-the-art features redefine luxury.