Paddle Steamer “MONARCH”
P.S. Monarch is a 42 Ft paddle steamer licensed for 12 passengers and sheis reputedly the smallest commercial paddle steamer in the world with all the features and charm of her bigger sisters.
42 feet long
7 feet 9 inches beam (14 feet including paddle sponsons)
Hull is flat bottomed with a fine entry and a counter stern, drawing 21”. It was made by Bob Deards of Stargate Marine. Fore and aft Vetus thrusters are fitted.
Compound Marine Engine 4 1/2” HP, 8” LP and 10 ½” stroke by Staniforth Engineering, Rochester.
Boiler feed pump and air pump are engine driven off the little ends by rocking beams.
The engine exhausts into an inboard condenser then to a hotwell, to be pumped back into the boiler. Cooling water to the condenser is provided by a 12v centrifugal pump.
The boiler is a scotch dry back type built by Chatham Steam, fired by diesel fuel through a Riello 240v burner.
240v power is supplied by a Paguro diesel yacht generator.
The saloon and wheel house are wood, the boiler room housing is steel.
Steam Launch “GALLANT”
This elegant steam launch was built c1900 and is 30ft long by 6ft 10in beam. Gallant draws about 2ft 6in when loaded, hull being of carvel construction: pitch pine planks on sawn oak frames, with laid hardwood decks. Restored and returned to steam around 1990.
Engine: 10hp V twin compound 3” x 5” x 4″, giving top speed of 7 knots.
Boiler: Coal fired 3 drum Yarrow type water tube boiler, working pressure 180 psi. With current annual inspection and 10 year hydraulic inspection certificates as of March 2016.
For many years Gallant has been operated as a full time business, carrying up to 12 passengers for trips on the river Fowey in Cornwall. As such, the launch is fully licenced to operate by the local harbour authority, with annual inspections.
Watch a video of Gallant here.
Ex King & Barnes Brewery, Horsham, Sussex.
Available in very nice condition, superbly restored.
Price On Application
STENNER & GUNN No.4 Racksaw Bench
The largest size of circular rack saws by Stenner & Gunn of Tiverton, these are considered the ‘Rolls-Royce’ of vintage belt driven saw benches.
All power fed, with power driven 25 Ft table approx 20″ wide.
4 ft 6″ Circular Blades x6 available.
Current set up and for sale in reasonable, working condition.
1815 “WATERLOO” Turrett Clock
THWAITES & REED
A fine 2 face stricking turret clock by the well known London clockmakers Thwaites and Reed
Originally sold via Exeter clockmakers Skinner, this clock was inscribed “1815”, in commemoration of the Battle of Waterloo.
Thought to be generally in good condition.
Vintage Spin Dryer, For Belt Driving From a Steam Engine
‘The Original’ SPIN DRYER!
This c1890 Paris made machine was steam driven. With variable speed friction-cone clutch drive.
A very rare item…
Steam Washing Machine (Domestic)
Believe it or not, this domestic washing machine was marketed and sold in the 1950’s for use in areas without electricity.
A steam driven unit, designed to be either gas, wood or coal fired.
A very rare and unusual item!