Gunboat Marine Engine and Boiler
Reverable compound marine steam engine:
5 + 9 x 5¾ Inch Cylinders
(attached propellor: 24x 36 Inch pitch
Boiler 120 psi, copper tubes
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.
3 Drum Water Tube Marine Boiler
A three drum boiler with steam collector and optional super heater. Rated at 350 – 400 lbs per hour at 150 psi working pressure when burning oil, also suitable for coal, wood or gas firing.
A marine type boiler designed for a steam launch. This was built by Anthony Beaver but remained unused until first steaming in 2010, since when it has been used for some 270 hours. Now available for sale with full test certification.
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.
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.