Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport


J.W. Lathrop & Co. Type 6


Engine Builder:
Model: Type 6
Make: J.W. Lathrop & Co.
Inboard/Outboard: Inboard
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date: Prior to 1910
Engine Design: Two-Stroke
Overall Condition: Fair
Rebuilt/Restored: Untouched
Horsepower: 6 @ 500 rpm
Cylinders: 1
Bore: 5.50"
Stoke: 5.00"
Coolant:
Accession:1956.1137.1

Remarks: Removed from boat 11/94. See file for report on removal. Anti freeze added to cooling system. Inspection on 03/05/04 indicated that the cylinder was frozen. Also noted water jacket appears to have been repaired with a J.B.(epoxy) weld. This engine is considered to be a good candidate for restoration. Required Maintenance: Maintain anti-freeze in cooling water passages and lubricate moving parts. Above data on Type 6 engines taken from Lathrop Catalogs No. 25 & 32.


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