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!
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.
A.G. MUMFORD Steam Yacht Engine
Compound Marine Engine
Thought to be by A.G. Mumford, Colchester, c1910.
5″ + 10″ x 8″ Cylinders with Slide Valves.
Stephenson link reversing gear.
Twin air pumps and boiler feed pumps.
Approx 42″ High, Bed 40″ Long x 18″ Wide.
A very well made Mumford engine probably designed for a small steam yacht. For sale in good, original condition.
REIDS Twin High Pressure Marine Engine
By Reids of Glasgow, c1900.
2.5″ + 2.5″ x 4″ Cylinders
Slide valves with link reversing gear.
For sale in good condition.
LACK Single Cylinder Launch Engine 4″ x 4″
Approx 4″ x 4″ Cylinder
Base 18″ x 14″, 32″ high overall.
Slide valve with link reversing gear.
An attractive single cylinder steam launch
engine on turned columns with
attached boiler feed pump.
Solid disc flywheel.
Wt approx 70 Kg.
In good, restored condition.
TWIN HIGH PRESSURE Steam Engine
2 1/2″ + 2 1/2″ x 3″ Cylinders
20″ High, on Base 22″ x 12″.
A Marine type steam engine with slide valves
on six turned columns and with solid flywheel.
10″ Dia flywheel.
In good condition.
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.
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.