Compound Steam Launch Engine
120 + 250 x 117 mm Cylinders
A continental built launch engine with link motion reversing gear. On turned front columns and cast back standards, with integral surface condenser. A high quality launch engine of around 40-50 HP @ 250 rpm, at 150 psi.
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.
GUY Single Cylinder Marine Engine 2½” x 3½”
Approx 2½” x 3½” Cylinder
Built in Southampton c1900.
Slide valve with link reversing gear.
A small, single cylinder steam launch engine of elegant design.
Wt approx 70 Kg.
THIS ENGINE IS CURRENTLY UNDER RESTORATION..
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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!
WILLANS 3 Cylinder Steam Launch Engine
~ A ‘modern’ design, built 1880’s ~
This is a very rare, if not unique enclosed type marine engine with reversing gear.
2″ x 4 1/2″ Cylinders ~ Approx 30″ High.
A very rare small enclosed marine steam engine.
Designed for a small steam launch.
In good original condition.
Possibly the earliest Willans in existence
and a museum worthy engine.
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.
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.
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.
H. GUY & Co. Compound Steam Launch Engine
Cylinders 2 1/2″ + 5″ x 4 1/2″