Gerfalcon - Dunkirk Little Ship


Boat Description

This is a rare opportunity to purchase not only an affordable classic but most importantly a piece of floating history , Gerfalcon is on the national historic ships register and as such has a storied history, she is one of the 700 vessels that was sent to Dunkirk for operation Dynamo.

This particular little ship has been lovingly restored and updated with modern amenities, including twin BMC engines that provide reliable and efficient power.

Gerfalcon features one dedicated sleeping cabin with two single berths and a spacious saloon with a large double bed, making it the perfect getaway for a small family or group of friends, the cabins are in the bow and stern of the vessel, providing privacy and a peaceful night’s sleep.

The exterior of the vessel is equally impressive, with a sturdy and seaworthy design that reflects its wartime heritage. The ship’s hull is constructed of mahogany on oak, and has been meticulously maintained to ensure its longevity and durability.
Whether you’re looking for a charming weekend retreat, a unique holiday experience, or a piece of history to cherish, this 1937 Dunkirk Little ship is sure to impress. With its modern engines, comfortable accommodations, and timeless design, it is truly a one-of-a-kind vessel that is ready for new adventures with new custodians.


Vessel Name


Vessel Type



William Osbourne


Motor Yacht

Construction Material

Mahogany on Oak

Length (LOA)

34 ft


9 ft


3 ft 5 in


10,000 KG

Year Built


Number of engines


Engine Make & Model

BMC 1.5

Current location

Rochford, Essex

Construction – Carvel planked mahogany, laid oak timber centres fastened by copper boat nails clenched on roves.

Superstructure is of mahogany construction with cabin top sheathed in fibreglass.

LOA – 34 ft
Beam – 9 ft
Draft – 3.6 ft
Displacement – 10,000 KG
Year of Construction – 1937

Twin Inboard Engines
BMC 1.5 (30 HP)
Four Cylinder
Water Cooled
Naturally Aspirated
Borg Warne Gear Boxes
Shaft Drive
Flexibly Mounted
Petrol Generator

12/24 V Ships System
240 V Shore Power

Fuel – 200L
Water – 120L

4 Berths In 2 Cabins
1 Double Berth
2 Single Berths
1 Heads
Forward Cabin – ‘King & Queen Berths’ two singles to port and starboard, Taylors diesel fired stove, gas lockers, washbasin, hatch to foredeck.
Heads – Jabsco sea toilet, shower.
Galley –12V Fridge, Microwave, 6L Gas Water Boiler, Sink.
Aft Cabin/Saloon – Double Berth/Settees, table, access to aft compartment.

NASA Sting Ray Depth Sounder
Steering Compass

Anchor & Chain
Aft compartment cover/tent.

Manual Bilge Pumps
Electric Bilge Pumps
Fire Extinguisher

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.