OUTRIDGES PATENT Rotary Steam Launch Engine
OUTRIDGES PATENT Rotary Steam Launch Engine
OUTRIDGES PATENT Rotary Steam Launch Engine

This is an extremely rare, vane type reversable steam engine of around 4 – 5 H.P. believed made to Outridges patent in the mid 1880’s.

Designed for small, high speed river launches, these rotaty engines were claimed to provide an excellent power to weight ratio and to achieve the then unheard of speed of 12 1/4 m.p.h!

£6,500.00
WILLANS 3 Cylinder Steam Launch Engine
WILLANS 3 Cylinder Steam Launch Engine

~ A ‘modern’ design, built 1880’s ~

This is a very rare, if not unique enclosed type marine engine with reversing gear.

2″ x 4 1/2″ Cylinders ~ Approx 30″ High.

 

A very rare small enclosed marine steam engine.

Designed for a small steam launch.

In good original condition.

 

Possibly the earliest Willans in existence

and a museum worthy engine.

£8,500.00
3 Cylinder Steam Launch Engine + Condenser and Feed Pumps
3 Cylinder Steam Launch Engine + Condenser and Feed Pumps
3 Cylinder Steam Launch Engine + Condenser and Feed Pumps

Steam Plant Comprising

An unusual design of engine with three 4″ bore cylinders with attached air & feed pumps, plus bronze condenser.

 

4″ + 4″ + 4″ x 4″ Cylinders with Slide Valves.

Approx 24″ High, Bed 3 Ft Long x 13 1/2″ Wide.

 

In original condition.

£6,500.00
BRITISH Made Compound Steam Launch Engine
BRITISH Made Compound Steam Launch Engine
BRITISH Made Compound Steam Launch Engine

A British made steam launch engine.

1 1/2″ + 3 1/2″ x 4″ Cylinders

Approx 27″ High, and 14″ x 12″ Wide at Feet.

A circa 1920’s design with piston valves.

 

Suitable for a steam launch.

 

In good original condition.

£5,500.00
SOLD
SIMPSON STRICKLAND Tandem Compound Launch Engine
SIMPSON STRICKLAND Tandem Compound Launch Engine
SIMPSON STRICKLAND Tandem Compound Launch Engine

Cylinders 3″ + 1 1/2″ x 3″

Overall 29″ High x 10″ Long x 11″ Wide.

This is an extremely unusual, if not unique tandem compound marine steam engine, with reversing gear and integral boiler feed and air pumps. Throught to be by Simpson Strickland of Dartmouth, c1900. This engine is of an elegant design suitable for a small Thames type launch, and with it’s small footprint and low weight will provide an excellent power to weight/space ratio.

In nice original condition.

£7,500.00
SOLD
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
SOLD
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
SOLD
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