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.
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.