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Immerse yourself in the history of power shipping as you explore objects tracing the development of marine engines and the ingenuity of important British inventors and manufacturers.
Model of Robert Duncan's screw propeller, with stern frame and rudder, as fitted to the Egyptian government yacht 'Sareea
Working model of the double trunk steam engines, as used on HMS 'Minotaur (1867) and HMS 'Northumberland' (1868)
Speedboat: 'Miss England I', used by Segrave to contest World Water Speed Records, with various components
Self-Pitching Carbon Fibre Cyclic Pitch Propeller, prototype, with wooden transport box and steel transport box trolley
Model of Thornycroft Schulz boiler as fitted in warships of the British Navy
Working model, of a pair of single horizontal cylinder engines, with steam jacketed cylinders as fitted on HMS 'Monarch' (1868)
Working model, of a link drive for screw shafts, used to adapt paddle wheel engines
Working engine models of the P.S. 'Princesse Henriette' and P.S. 'Princesse Josephine'
Drawing of a small-tube 'Express' type detailing the Joseph W. Reed boiler tube joint
Propeller Model; consisting of one fixed propeller blade and rudder section on a wooden base, also additional unattached propeller