Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport

Palmer Bros. BH 25 (with gear)

Engine Builder:
Model: BH 25 (with gear)
Make: Palmer Bros.
Inboard/Outboard: Inboard
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date: 1956
Engine Design:
Overall Condition:
Rebuilt/Restored: Untouched
Horsepower: 6@2500 RPM
Cylinders: 1
Accession:Misc Inbd 33

Remarks: Part of "The Whitford Collection". Suitable for parts only. Palmer Model BH replaced their Model YT1 in 1948, and the BH was itself replaced by the PW-27 (a conversion of a Wisconsin engine ) in 1957. (Information on models BH, YT1 and PW-27 was taken from "A Study of Palmer Marine Engines Using Old Catalogs" by Max F. Homfeld, February, 1990) Mr Homfeld states that "Real engine design ended at Palmer after 1948 with the BH. The BH in BH 25 stands for "Baby Huskie".


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