FOR SALE: Dean Merrill 3-1/4”x 6” x 5” Compound Steeple Marine Engine, 46” tall, 18” wide, 24” long and approx. 450#. Includes feed water pump, lubricator, u-joint shaft coupler, and a 0-250# solid brass Lonergan Steam gauge. Free crating and transport to shipper (YRC). Pick up in Tacoma and receive a $150.
Contact: Ted or Carole
telephone: 253 223-2667 cell; 253 566-3843 evenings
Beckmann Super HWT-25 Water Tube Steam Boiler (24” x 20 x 26”, w/38 tubes). Set up for wood. Still in Original Crate & Free Lonergan 0-250# solid brass steam pressure gauge. Located in Tacoma. $5895.
Also available Reflex gauge and 4 chime brass whistle. $450 ea.
Contact: Ted & Carole
FOR SALE: Tortoise, 38.5' counter stern steam tug. Twin screw with Tiny Power 3454 compound engines, Bryan D650-S water tube boiler, new in 2001. Hull - 15mm Okume plywood over 2" x 6" fir frames. 1 HP Tiny Power double simple driving 12v alternator. Full galley with refrigerator, sink, propane stove/oven, 100 gallon fresh water, head with 70 gallon waste tank. Moored Columbia River near Portland, OR.
For additional info visit: HERE or contact the owner.
Asking $ 27,500.
Contact: Dave Larson, 503-887-4222.
FOR SALE: 25 foot Steam Tug Magnolia
Originally built with gas engine in 1960 then converted to Steam in 2007.
Boiler is 53 square foot Almy type wood/oil fired. 1906 engine single cylinder 4" x 5"; rebuild was done in 1990.
Additional information may be found on this website by selecting the "boats&c." button to the left, then > "boats" > "boats l-n"
Item 2) Lunkenheimer large bronze bulls-eye sight feed with needle valve for central lube system - 3/8 NPT shiny, nice display item.
Item 3) Small brass sight feed with tubular glass and needle valve - brass, 3" tall, 1/4 NPT connections.
Item 9) Small bronze gear pump, used as feed pump on S.L."Lucifer" many years ago - this was procured from Semple, Probably an Oberdorfer pump. Set up with 4 check valves to pump in either direction of rotation.
Item 10) BIG WHISTLE mfg. by Crane Co.- single note, 4"dia. bell, integral valve with lever, 1-1/4"pipe connection, Bronze base and 4"dia. bell. As is
$200, more if polished.
All prices negotiable & all items are at the residence in Edmonds, WA.
Photos of rough castings and partially completed engine are available on request
Additional info about the engines and the Cheng Tze is available HERE
WANTED: Purchase steamboat/launch with lines similar to SAN JOAQUINE, NARRAGANSETT or CATALYST. West Coast preferably and in good running order.
Contact: Jon Kirchanski
FOR SALE - Price reduced!
US NAVY Model "M" compound steam engine, 5-3/4" + 12" x 8". The infamous US Navy "bassackwards" engine - LP cylinder is located at forward end.
$ 8,000 US
Contact: Please...serious inquiries only.
FOR SALE: 19-ft. canopy launch Alien Queen
3" x 4" Semple 34DL Engine, lever reversing, Beckman VFT-20 boiler with 12Vdc oil burner, keel condenser. Matching trailer included.
Additional information may be found HERE
$ 10,800 US funds
WANTED: WARD STEAM LAUNCH BOILERS
Models "D" and "G" (square and round) Ward watertube boilers, and castings/parts thereof, drawings and photos of Ward boilers, and cast-brass "Charles Ward" nameplates. If you don't know what a Ward steam launch boiler looks like, go HERE
Where is the Ward D-square boiler I sold to Doug Howser some years back?
Worthington duplex pump, 2" steam end, 1-1/2" water end, 2-3/4" stroke. Need two of these pumps for a 40 navy steam cutter being restored.
1258 Center Road
Lopez Island, WA 98261-9555
Latest page update: April, 2015