Steamship Piemonte

Steamship Piemonte
from Arona


Paddle Steamer Piemonte moored
Built in 1904 by Escher Wyss, Zurich
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
  51.20 11.60 1,73 301, 94 273, 00 294 12
Two Scotch marine boilers with two oil fired furnaces each. 11 bar
Compound engine with Gooch valve-gear.

The steam boilers aboard Paddle Steamer Piemonte

Paddle Steamer Piemonte oil burners
Paddle Steamer Piemonte two of the four oil burners.

The engine aboard Paddle Steamer Piemonte

Steamship Piemonte crankshaft
Steamship Piemonte crankshaft.
The eccentric rods for the Gooch valve-gear are visible rightmost on the picture.

Condenser vacuum pump
Leftmost the eccentric for the condenser air pump and the feedwater pump with two plungers.
To the right the two exentrics for the Gooch valve-gear