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.
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.
TWIN HIGH PRESSURE Marine Engine
2″ + 2″ x 4 1/4″ Cylinders
29″ High, Base 12″ x 12″.
Solid disc flywheel.
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.
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.
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.