Photos of Interesting vehicles "Rosalind" a DUKW amphibious vehicle tour
Amphibious Vehicle used by London Duck Tours
This is one of the nine London Duck Tours Amphibious vehicles that give tours around London both on land and along the Thames. The tours are done in a DUKW. Last time I heard the tours had stopped, but hopefully will be returning soon. This Amphibious Vehicle is named Rosalind.
To find out more about the London Duck Tours please visit their web site:
The DUKW (colloquially known as Duck) is a six-wheel-drive amphibious modification of the 2 and a half ton CCKW trucks used by the U.S. military during World War II and the Korean War.
No. built: 21,147
Manufacturer: Yellow/GMC Truck and Coach; Chevrolet
Engine: GMC Model 270; 91 hp (68 kW)
Payload capacity: 5,000 lb (2,300 kg) or 24 troops
Speed: 50 mph (80 km/h) on road, 6.4 mph (6 kn; 10 km/h) in water
Operational range: 400 mi (640 km) on road