Transport Sale | 09 April 2013
An exhibition standard model of a triple expansion reversing condensing mari...
Sold for £5200
An exhibition standard model of a triple expansion reversing condensing marine engine, built by Mr R. Webb of Brisbane, Australia, laid out as in the S.S. Kuttable, with extended propeller shaft and auxiliary vertical live-steam engine driving water pump, the triple cylinders of 7/8, 1 1/4 and 1 3/4 inch bores and 1 1/4 inch stroke, cylinder head pressure relief valves, drain cocks with associated pipework, IP valve spindle tail shaft guide, main stop valve, wheel operated steam inlet control with inline displacement oiler, hand wheel and worm gear operated Stephenson's link reverse, the frame incorporating slipper-type crosshead guides, LP crosshead driven air pump, six main bearings with brass oiler cups and ratchet oiler driven from the end of the crank with feed pipes, rear mounted condenser and pipework, cast bed with thrust bearings, mounted on a swivel plinth, the base concealing a motor drive for display purposes, finished in light green paintwork with polished stainless steel brightwork, the plinth 31cm x 31cm, overall 43cm high.
Tuesday 09 April 2013, 10.00am
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9th April from 8.30am - 10.00am