Taylor Vertical Steam Launch Engine, 2½” x 2½” Cylinder
2½” x 2½” Cylinder.
Approx 30″ High.
Unused engine built to a high standard and in excellent condition.
Three bearing crankshaft with enlarged bewaring areas. Stephenson link reverse gear. Connecting rod is bored to provide oil reservoir for big end. Positive displacement pump for steam oil supply.
For sale in good condition and suitable for use in a steam launch of around 18
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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.
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!
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.
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 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.
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.