McLellan Type E Motor Lifeboat (36ft.)
Self-righting and self-bailing; 36ft. 0in. overall length, 8ft. 7.5in. beam, 4 ft. 2.5in. depth from skin to gunwale amidships; 8 tons displacement; single 6 cylinder, 4 cycle open base Holmes Automarine gasoline engine of 35-40HP with single propeller; two fuel tanks (125gal. main/25gal. aux.); maximum speed just under 10 statute MPH; sailing rig of two masts with foresail, mainsail, and jib; self-righting within approximately 30sec.; five thwarts for 10 oars rowed in double-banked configuration; equipped with canvas spray cover which extended aft of forward air casing approximately half-way down the cockpit; double diagonal planked wooden hull of Honduras mahogany over white oak frames, copper fastened and riveted; gunmetal lower keel plus bronze droppable metal centerboard; 112 air cases of copper located below deck and along sides; ten copper relieving tubes from deck to bottom with self-acting balanced valves; Honduran mahogany watertight main deck; 34 watertight compartments. All motor lifeboats of this type were built by either Electric Launch Co., or by Holmes Motor Co. over the period 1908 to 1916.