Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport


J.W. Lathrop & Co. Standard Model (T-Head)


Engine Builder: J. W. Lathrop & Co., Mystic, CT
Model: Standard Model (T-Head)
Make: J.W. Lathrop & Co.
Inboard/Outboard: Inboard
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date: 1924
Engine Design: Four Stroke
Overall Condition: Good
Rebuilt/Restored: Untouched
Horsepower: 16
Cylinders: 2
Bore: 5-1/2 in.
Stoke: 6-1/2 in.
Coolant: Freshwater
Accession:2005.12

Remarks: This engine was always cooled with fresh water according to the donor. Has added Robert Bosch magneto. Horse power, RPM, serial number and date of manufacture were taken from the attached nameplate. Engine as received had no attached reverse or reduction gear. Engine as received was not frozen, and appeared to be complete and in very good condition, except for one broken spark plug. (Engine is equiped with two spark plugs per cylinder, each with independant systems of ignition, one for starting and one for running. The running plug is located at the center of the head, while the starting plug is near the priming cup.) Engine was initially listed as Misc Inbd 15. Purchase Price was $1000.00, invoice dated 03/03/05, received by Scott Noseworthy. Mr. Darrow's address is 55 Kendra Lane, Taunton, MA 02780.


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