A.G. MUMFORD Steam Yacht Engine
Compound Marine Engine
Thought to be by A.G. Mumford, Colchester, c1910.
5″ + 10″ x 8″ Cylinders with Slide Valves.
Stephenson link reversing gear.
Twin air pumps and boiler feed pumps.
Approx 42″ High, Bed 40″ Long x 18″ Wide.
A very well made Mumford engine probably designed for a small steam yacht. For sale in good, original condition.
TWIN HIGH PRESSURE Steam Engine
2 1/2″ + 2 1/2″ x 3″ Cylinders
20″ High, on Base 22″ x 12″.
A Marine type steam engine with slide valves
on six turned columns and with solid flywheel.
10″ Dia 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.
3 Cylinder Steam Launch Engine + Condenser and Feed Pumps
Steam Plant Comprising
An unusual design of engine with three 4″ bore cylinders with attached air & feed pumps, plus bronze condenser.
4″ + 4″ + 4″ x 4″ Cylinders with Slide Valves.
Approx 24″ High, Bed 3 Ft Long x 13 1/2″ Wide.
In 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.