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.
MARSHALL Portable Steam Boiler
An ex-Admiralty (Royal Navy) dockyard boiler, built by Marshall & Sons Ltd, Gainsborough c1940.
Used for engine running and other testing purposes at a Royal Navy dockyard, this high output steam boiler is of riveted construction and sits on Marshall’s sprung type wheels. For sale with most fittings including safety valve and gauge glass frames, etc.
Believed in reasonable, usable condition.
Steam Launch Type Marine Boiler, Small
Launch Type Horizontal Boiler
200 p.s.i. ~ Built 1950’s.
Price On Application
SIMPSON STRICKLAND Tandem Compound Launch Engine
Cylinders 3″ + 1 1/2″ x 3″
Overall 29″ High x 10″ Long x 11″ Wide.
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.
In nice 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.