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.