RANSOMES, SIMS & JEFFERIES Compound Marine Engine
With Radial Valve Gear
Approx 35 H.P.
~ Built c1905 ~
Complete with boiler, propeller and auxiliaries.
For sale in good, original condition.
TWIN HIGH PRESSURE Marine Steam Engine
3″ + 3″ x 5″ Cylinders.
Approx 30″ High.
An English factory made marine steam engine with slide valves and Stephenson Link reversing gear.
On cast standards and fitted with later toothed flywheel for belt work. For sale complete and in good condition.
Single Cylinder Marine Engine 3½” x 2″
Approx 3½” x 2″ Cylinder
An attractive single cylinder high speed
piston valved marine engine on four turned columns.
With a solid disc flywheel.
Wt approx 90 Kg.
For sale in good condition.
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!
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.
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.
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.