Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport

Johnson Motor Co. QD-16

Engine Builder:
Model: QD-16
Make: Johnson Motor Co.
Inboard/Outboard: Outboard
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date: 1955
Engine Design: Two-Stroke
Overall Condition: Poor
Horsepower: 10.0
Cylinders: 2
Accession:MiscOtbd 18

Remarks: When the Johnson QD models first came out in 1949, they had two industry outboard innovations, a remote fuel tank and a three-position gearshift; forward, neutral and reverse. Engine is Item No. 6 in temporary Accession number 2005.112.TE. Engine in poor condition, but is the only example of this model in our collection. Donated by William Tuthill on October 14, 2005, along with 5 other engines.


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