Steamships by Lars Josefsson

Steamships with fire-tube boilers

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Steamships are vessels that are propelled by one or more steam engines, reciprocating steam engines or steam turbines.
Most of the vessels in this list are fitted with fire-tube boilers and reciprocating steam engines.

British Steamships

Steam tug Challenge Scotch Marine Boiler with three oil-fired furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam tug Kerne Scotch Marine Boiler with two coal-fired furnaces with three oil-fired furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Shieldhal Two Scotch Marine Boilers with three oil-fired furnaces. Two marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Paddle steamer Waverley Two Cochran Marine Thermax three-pass wetback steam boilers with three oil-fired furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

Danish Steamships

Steamship Skjelskør Scotch Marine Boiler with one coal fired furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.
Paddle steamer Hjejlen Scotch Marine Boiler with one coal fired furnace. Twin oscillating cylinders steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

Netherlandish Steamships

Steamship De Majesteit Scotch Marine Boiler with two oil fired furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam Tug Dockyard-IX Scotch Marine Boiler with two oil fired furnaces. Lentz four cylinder, double compound, steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.
Steamship Elfin Scotch Marine Boiler with two oil fired furnaces. Two marine compound steam-engines with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam tug Maarten Scotch Marine Boiler with one oil fired furnace. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Hackworth valve-gear
Steamship Pieter Boele Scotch Marine Boiler with one oil fired furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

Finnish Steamships

Steamship Nasijarvi II Scotch Marine Boiler with two wood fired furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Ukkopekka Triple expansion engine with Stephenson's link-motion. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

German Steamships

Steamship Alexandra Scotch Marine Boiler with two furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.
Steamship Bussard Scotch Marine Boiler with two furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam tug Claus D Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.
Steam icebreaker Elbe Scotch Marine Boiler with two coal fired furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.
Paddle steamer Freya Scotch marine boiler with one furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Kapitän Meyer Two water-tube boilers and two triple expansion engine. Two marine triple expansion steam engins
Paddle steamer Krippen Scotch Marine Boiler with one oil fired furnace. Twin oscillating cylinders steam-engine with Penn's valve-gear.
Steamship Schaarhörn Scotch marine boiler with three furnaces. Two marine triple expansion steam-engines with Klug's valve-gear
Steam icebreaker Stettin Two Scotch fire-tube boilers with three furnaces each. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam icebreaker Wal Two water-tube boilers. 16 bar. Originally three burners in each boiler, today only one. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam tug Woltman Scotch marine boiler with two furnaces and a Compound engine with Klug's valve-gear. Marine compound steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.

Italian Steamships

Paddle Steamer Concordia Two Scotch fire-tube Marine Boilers with two furnaces each. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Caprotti valve-gear.
Paddle Steamer Piemonte Two Scotch Marine Boilers with two oil fired furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Gooch valve-gear.

Norwegian Steamships

Steamship Børøysund Scotch Marine Boiler with two coal fired furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.
Steamship Oster Scotch Marine Boiler with two oil fired furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Paddle Steamer Skibladner Two oil fired Scotch Marine Boilers installed in 1983. Triple expansion steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.
Whaler Southern Actor Two Forster & Wheeler water-tube Marine Boilers. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam tug Styrbjørn Scotch Marine Boiler with two coal fired furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Turisten Scotch Marine Boiler. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.

Spanish Steamships

Steamship Hidria Segundo Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

Swedish Steamships

Steamship Blidösund Scotch Marine Boiler with three coal fired furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Flodman's valve-gear.
Steamship Bohuslän Scotch Marine Boiler with three oil fired furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam Icebreaker Bore Scotch Marine Boiler with one single furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Klug's valve-gear.
Steamship Boxholm II Scotch Marine Boiler with three funaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Hackworth's valve-gear.
Steam ferry Djurgården 3 Scotch Marine Boiler. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Domnarfvet Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Drottningholm Oil fired Scotch Marine Boiler. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Flodman's valve-gear
Steamship Ejdern Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Elfdalen Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Engelbrekt Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Paddle Steamer Eric Nordevall II Daniel Fraser's steam boiler. Two side-lever steam-engines. 17 hp each. 20 rpm
Steamship Flottisten Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Freja af Fryken Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Single cylinder steam-engine with valve-gear and expansion slide-valve.
Steamship Frithiof Dry-back fire-tube boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Flodman's valve-gear.
Steam ferry Färjan 4 Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Mariefred Coal fired Scotch Marine Boiler with two furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Flodman's valve-gear.
Steamship Motala Express Scotch Marine Boiler with two furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam tug Nalle Oil fired Scotch Marine Boiler with two furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Norrskär Scotch Marine Boiler with three oil fired funaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Flodman's valve-gear.
Steamship Polstjärnan Scotch Marine Boiler with two furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Saltsjön Scotch Marine Boiler with three oil fired furnaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Flodman's valve-gear.
Steam Icebreaker Sankt Erik Four single-ended Scotch Marine Boilers with three furnaces each. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Flodman's valve-gear.
Steamship Stockholm Scotch Marine Boiler with three furnaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Storskär Scotch Marine Boiler with three oil fired funaces. Marine triple expansion steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Trafik Scotch Marine Boiler with three oil fired funaces. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Tärnan Scotch Marine Boiler. Marine compound steam-engine.
Steamship Warpen Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steam tug Örnen Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Östa Scotch Marine Boiler with one furnace. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.
Steamship Östersund Scotch Marine Boiler. Marine compound steam-engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

Steamships Navbars

British Steamships
Danish Steamships
Finnish Steamships
German Steamships
Italian Steamships
Netherlandish Steamships

Steamships propulsion

Steamships propulsion introduction
Compound steam engines
Triple steam engines
Quadruple steam engines

Steam-engines valve-gears

Caprotti valve-gear
Carlsund thread
Flodman's valve-gear
Gooch valve-gear
Hackworth's valve-gear
Klug's valve-gear
Stephenson's link motion
Stompf unidirectional

Steam boilers

Boiler Questions
Marine steam boilers alarm and trip functions The most important alarm and trip functions on marine steam boilers.
Marine boiler control automatic An easy way to find out if your marine steam boiler control system lights up the first burner safely.
Marine boiler Control The very best way to get redundancy in a marine steam boiler plant would be to have two completely independent one boiler control systems.
Marine boiler Safety marine steam boiler plants require adequate control systems to raise steam, maintain design conditions for steady steaming, secure the boiler units and detect promptly malfunctions and failures.
Fail-safe, Marine boiler control Fail-safe; any predictable failure must result in a safe situation.
Marine steam boilers Steam and Water Steam flow diagram for an exhaust gas boiler and two oil-fired auxiliary Marine marine steam boilers.
Marine steam boilers Heavy Fuel Oil Fuel Oil flow diagram for two oil-fired auxiliary marine marine steam boilers
Marine steam boilers water level control Sophisticated methods are required for a steam-boiler with high steam production and relatively small water volume.
Two marine boiler operations Keeping a slave steam-boiler pressurized in a two boiler system.
Marine steam boilers HFO firing How to burn marine bunker oil.
Marine steam boilers Smoke Density Meter A plant that never shows traces of smoke at the funnel is not burning the fuel efficiently.
Steam boilers Merchant marine has since the beginning of the steamship era used steam boilers; in the beginning for vessels propulsion but nowadays mostly for other purposes.
Waste oil firing in marine steam boilers Is the sludge a waste oil just to get rid of or is it a valuable fuel?
Heat transfer media: steam, oil and water A comparison between the heat transfer media

Windows programs

FUEL OIL Calculation Program
UNITS Conversion Program