Steamboat Margaret S

Steamboat Margaret S
from Jenkintown, PA

By

Margaret S
Built 2010-2011, PA Registration No PA 6966 DF
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
kW
Speed
Knots
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
  5.9 1.5       1 4.3
Vertical Fire Tube boiler
Traditional American Walking Beam Engine

Paddle steamboat Margaret S sailingThe steam Sidewheeler with articulating paddlewheels, on Schuykill river 2013

Hull ConstructionSteamboat Mmargaret S mooredSteamboat Margaret S drawing
1.5 in x 3.0 in Douglas Fir Frames, 16 inches on centers 5/8 in BS 1088 Merenti Philippine Mahogany Marine Plywood Bottom 1/2 in BS 1088 Merenti Philippine Mahogany Marine Plywood Sides Entire exterior of hull covered with 10 oz fiberglass cloth, epoxy coated Various sections of floor covered with 10 oz fiberglass cloth, epoxy coated Entire interior of hull, epoxy coated. 9 Gallons Total epoxy used in Hull

The engine aboard Steamboat Margaret S

Steamboat Margaret S engine
Traditional American Walking Beam Engine, Double Acting, Single Expansion 3-1/4 in bore, 5-1/4 in stroke, 75-100 PSI Steam Pressure, 100 RPM, 1 Horsepower Steel, Iron and Bronze construction.

Steamboat Margaret S boiler shellSteamboat Margaret S boiler stamp
Simple VFT (Vertical Fire Tube) boiler, 20 square feet total heating surface 16 in shell diameter, 18 in high, 48 tubes 1-1/4 OD x 0.095 wall ASME Code Stamped Power Boiler, National Board Boiler No 149799 100 PSI MAWP, Hydrostatic Test, 300 PSI Fired with Propane Burner - 20 pound Propane LPG Cylinders.