Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport


Johnson Motor Co. OA-55


Engine Builder:
Model: OA-55
Make: Johnson Motor Co.
Inboard/Outboard: Outboard
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date: 1931-32
Engine Design: Two-Stroke
Overall Condition:
Rebuilt/Restored:
Horsepower: 3.0
Cylinders: 2
Bore:
Stoke:
Coolant:
Accession:2005.112.2

Remarks: Engine has two-cylinder, opposed-piston configuration. Engine was Item #2 in Temporary Accession No. 2005.112.TE, and also MiscOtbd 10 prior to accession. Engine has Chinese characters painted on fuel tank. The significance of these characters is unknown; perhaps the engine was to be sold or operated in China.


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