Steamship Färjan 4

Steamship Färjan 4
from Gothenburg

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Steamship Färjan 4 från Gothenburg
Built in 1920 at Motala Verkstad, Motala Sweden
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
kW
Speed
Knots
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
SEID 20.55 5.35 2.10 48 20 45 7
Scotch Marine Steam Boiler with one furnace. 9.5 bar
Compound engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

 

The engine room aboard Steamship Färjan 4

The Scotch Marine Boiler
The coal fired scotch Marine Boiler aboard the Steamship Färjan 4.

 

Engine working at half ahed
The Steamship Färjan 4 compound engine running at half speed ahead.

 

Stephenson's link-motion
Steamship Färjan 4 main engine.
The steamship engine's Stephenson's link-motion. The high pressure piston's eccentric rods and quadrant are visible on the picture as well as the slide valve rod. A similar set for the low pressure piston is installed at the after end of the engine.