J.I. THORNYCROFT Compound Marine Engine
7″ + 10″ x 8″ Cylinders
A very special and handsome compound marine engine, built 1878 by J.I.THORNYCROFT & Co. of Chiswick. ex. river steamer “Beatrice”, originally fitted to torpedo boat TB53. (A sister engine powered the torpedo boat HMS “Mosquito”.)
This exceptionally finely made engine is on turned columns with slide valves on HP and LP cylinders, with attached feed pump.
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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.
TWIN HIGH PRESSURE Marine Steam Engine
3″ + 3″ x 5″ Cylinders.
Approx 30″ High.
An English factory made marine steam engine with slide valves and Stephenson Link reversing gear.
On cast standards and fitted with later toothed flywheel for belt work. For sale complete and in good condition.
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.
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″