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Title: U. S. Navy steam engine

Accession Number: 1993.106.17
Category: ENGINES
Type: steam engine
Maker: US Navy
Date: Circa 1918
Description: Steam engine; US Navy type M; 2 cylinder compound steam engine; builder's plate reads "Bureau of S.E./ Engine #1094/ Type M/ Cyl. 5-3/4" & 12" x 8" "; engine used in Navy 40-foot steam cutters and in some rare twin screw 50-footers; developed about 50 horsepower; engine appears to be complete and in original condition; production date circa 1918; engine includes bronze bed plate, brass lagging, and thrust bearing; cylinder heads painted red and green; flange painted red; columns painted green; connecting rods painted red.

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