Staten Island Shipbuilding Co. compound steam engine

compound steam engine

Staten Island Ship Building Co.
Circa 1927
approximate height 14 ft.

Two cylinder compound steam engine from tug PEGASUS (bt. 1927 as SOCONY 5 by (engine and boat) Staten Island Shipbuilding Co., for Standard Oil Company of New York); 850 HP; Scotch Steam Boiler - Fire Tube - Oil fired; PEGASUS converted to houseboat by naval architect Alfred F. Sanford, later converted to restaurant in Florida, and then to ticket booth and lounge for gambling boat.


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