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SIMPSON STRICKLAND Compound Launch Engine
SIMPSON STRICKLAND Compound Launch Engine
SIMPSON STRICKLAND Compound Launch Engine

Cylinders 3″ + 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″

Overall 19″ High x 17″ Long x 10 1/2″ Wide.

 

A very nice lightweight launch engine by the ‘Rolls-Royce’ of marine engine builders, Simpson Strickland of Dartmouth. Cross compound with slide valves and Stevenson link reversing gear, and provision integral boiler feed and air pumps. Cylinder covers complete with maker’s engraved caps. This small and elegant compound engine suitable for a medium sized river launch.

 

In nice original condition.

£9,000.00
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H. GUY & Co. Compound Steam Launch Engine
H. GUY & Co. Compound Steam Launch Engine
H. GUY & Co. Compound Steam Launch Engine

Cylinders 2 1/2″ + 5″ x 4 1/2″

 

A nice early 20th century reversing steam launch engine with attached air and boiler feed pumps and slide valves, on cast standards. Approx 10 IHP. Made by H. Guy & Co. of Cowes, I.O.W. c1908.

For sale in excellent condition.

£7,500.00
COMPOUND Steam Launch Engine 2″ + 5″ x 6″
COMPOUND Steam Launch Engine 2″ + 5″ x 6″
COMPOUND Steam Launch Engine 2″ + 5″ x 6″

2″ + 5″ x 6″ Cylinders

With slide valves, on cast standards.

Wt est 250 Kg.

 

An early marine steam engine of elegant design.

 

For sale in restored condition.

£7,500.00
HARRISON & Co. Compound Marine Engine
HARRISON & Co. Compound Marine Engine
HARRISON & Co. Compound Marine Engine

Built in Lowestoft c1900

6″ + 12″ x 7″ Cylinders with Slide Valves

 

A high quality launch engine.

On six turned columns.

With attached air, feed and bilge pumps.

 

For sale unrestored, but believed complete.

Offered with spares for second engine.

£7,000.00
350 H.P. Compound Marine engine
350 H.P. Compound Marine engine
350 H.P. Compound Marine engine

18″ + 31″ x 16″ Cylinders

Approx 336 IHP at 130 r.p.m.

 

Turned front columns, cast back standards.

Stevenson link reversing gear.

Complete with pump, lubricators and thrust bearings. Built 1893 in Jonkoping, Sweden.

 

For sale in good condition.

£20,000.00
HERRESHOFF? Triple Expansion Marine Engine
HERRESHOFF? Triple Expansion Marine Engine
HERRESHOFF? Triple Expansion Marine Engine

4 3/4″ x 7 1/2″ x 12″ + 6″ Cylinders.

High speed launch engine of about 40 H.P.

 

Believed made by Herreshoff of Rode Island, USA.

p.v. to H.P. Cyl, s.v. to M.P. & L.P. Cyls.

C/L crank to underside frame: 6″.

Length inc base: 38″, overall: 44″

Width inc base: 16″, overall 26″ x Height: 38″.

 

For sale incomplete and in need of major restoration.

This is a very unusual high power to weight engine designed for a high speed launch.

£3,500.00
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GEBRÜDER SACHSENBERG 1897 Compound Marine Engine
GEBRÜDER SACHSENBERG 1897 Compound Marine Engine
GEBRÜDER SACHSENBERG 1897 Compound Marine Engine

210 mm + 365 mm x 31 mm Cylinders

Approx 45 – 50 IHP.

 

By Gebrueder Sachsenberg of Rosslau, Germany. Turned front columns, cast back standards. Slide valves on HP and LP cylinders. Attached air, condenser circ. & boiler feed pumps.

A beautifully restored early German marine engine.

£45,000.00
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LOBNITZ Triple Expansion Marine Engine
LOBNITZ Triple Expansion Marine Engine
LOBNITZ Triple Expansion Marine Engine

A large and impressive triple expansion steam engine by Lobnitz of Paisley, Scotland. built in 1957 and possibly one of the very last reciprocating marine engines made in the UK.

Approx. 1,000 H.P. with cylinders 13″ + 22″ + 34″ x 22″ stroke.  This engine is 15 Ft long x 6 Ft wide x 12 Ft high, est weight around 20 tonnes.

£18,000.00
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J.I. THORNYCROFT Compound Marine Engine
J.I. THORNYCROFT Compound Marine Engine
J.I. THORNYCROFT Compound Marine Engine

7″ + 10″ x 8″ Cylinders

A very special and handsome compound marine engine, built 1878 by J.I.THORNYCROFT & Co. of Chiswick. ex. river steamer “Beatrice”, originally fitted to torpedo boat TB53. (A sister engine powered the torpedo boat HMS “Mosquito”.)

This exceptionally finely made engine is on turned columns with slide valves on HP and LP cylinders, with attached feed pump.

£12,000.00