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!
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.
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.
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″
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.