Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport


J.W. Lathrop & Co. LH - 4


Engine Builder:
Model: LH - 4
Make: J.W. Lathrop & Co.
Inboard/Outboard: Inboard
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date:
Engine Design: Four Stroke
Overall Condition: Poor
Rebuilt/Restored: Untouched
Horsepower: 31
Cylinders: 4
Bore: 3.25"
Stoke: 4.0"
Coolant:
Accession:1987.138.1

Remarks: Engine removed from boat 11/94 for reasons of conservation regarding both the engine and the boat. Carburetor mising, probably a Zenith. Distributor cap missing. Corrosion on outside of engine block. Total engine displacement is 133 cubic inches. Engine is rated 31 HP @ 1800 RPM. This engine is a candidate for immediate de-salination. Engine in poor condition due to long operation in salt water. Lathrop "LH" model engines were manufactured in "short block" form by Hercules Motors Corp., and were completed by the Lathrop Engine Co. as marine engines.


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