Single Cylinder Steam Launch Engine
This single cylinder reversable marine engine has a handsome cast iron backstand frame and is fitted with Stephenson type link reversing gear.
Piston valve and suitable for a steam launch of around 20 – 35 Ft Length.
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.
Taylor Vertical Steam Launch Engine, 2½” x 2½” Cylinder
2½” x 2½” Cylinder.
Approx 30″ High.
Unused engine built to a high standard and in excellent condition.
Three bearing crankshaft with enlarged bewaring areas. Stephenson link reverse gear. Connecting rod is bored to provide oil reservoir for big end. Positive displacement pump for steam oil supply.
For sale in good condition and suitable for use in a steam launch of around 18
SIMPSON STRICKLAND Auxiliary Marine Engine 3½” x 4″
Approx 3½” x 4″ Cylinder
Piston valve, on 4 turned columns.
Approx 21″ High, solid flywheel 8″ Dia.
A very rare, high quality small marine engine made for auxiliary use in small steam boats. For sale in excellent condition.
TWIN HIGH PRESSURE Marine Engine
2″ + 2″ x 4 1/4″ Cylinders
29″ High, Base 12″ x 12″.
Solid disc flywheel.
In good 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!
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.
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.