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Steam Launch, Steam boat, Steam Engine

Estimated price for orientation: 20 000 $

Category: Other Boats

Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition  

“The LIFU launches were very successful and were known for their good sea keeping qualities when being used as tenders for the big racing yachts of the time”   Several celebrities and high net worth individuals were taken on sunset cruises on the island of Mustique   LOA :26’3” Beam: 6’1” Hull mid Depth: 3’3” Draft: 2’ Maximum Headroom 6’ Displacement: 4410 lbs (6to 8 adults) Construction methods: Strip plank with Red cedar, fiberglass and 6mm mahogany veneer over waterline, teak decks, iroko deadwood and keel 20 oz. fiberglass and epoxy below the water line 16 layers of Owatrol deck oil on all wood, bilge several layers of epoxy Antifouling paint below the water line   Very solid boat yard trailer   Boiler: 6 mm steel welded (built in UK) 20-inch diameter 15-inch height Approx. 180 ½ inch copper tubes Wood fired – can be coal fired   Firebox: homemade   Feed pump:   Hand pump 500 psi   ½ inch penberthy injector   Safety valve set at 125 psi   Steam engine: 85 mm x 185 mm twin high pressure with Stephenson reversing gear on a 1:2 chain drive,  all ball bearings, inline displacement oiler 20” x 24 pitch bronze propeller   Mild steel rudder with anodes80 gallons feed water tank (if used on lake, hull trough fittings can be used to take in fresh water) Anchor & chain, robes, gallons of steam oil, gallons of tannin based boiler treatment includedLots of storage space in the front hatch Any questions please e-mail. More pictures available.