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.
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.