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.
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.
LACK Single Cylinder Launch Engine 4″ x 4″
Approx 4″ x 4″ Cylinder
Base 18″ x 14″, 32″ high overall.
Slide valve with link reversing gear.
An attractive single cylinder steam launch
engine on turned columns with
attached boiler feed pump.
Solid disc flywheel.
Wt approx 70 Kg.
In good, restored condition.
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!
BRITISH Made Compound Steam Launch Engine
A British made steam launch engine.
1 1/2″ + 3 1/2″ x 4″ Cylinders
Approx 27″ High, and 14″ x 12″ Wide at Feet.
A circa 1920’s design with piston valves.
Suitable for a steam launch.
In good original condition.
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.