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Plenty and Co

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Plenty and Co of Eagle Ironworks,Newbury made steam engines for marine use

1800 Company formed

Description of a high-compression marine oil engine (as Plenty and Son). The two-cylinder is rated at 60 hp and the four-cylinder at 200 hp.

1911 Two-cycle crude oil engine (Goedkoop design) [1]

1920 Lost the contract to make the British Kromhout engine to Day, Summers and Co

1920 Engine for Floating Crane 'Mammoth' for the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board

1933 Engine for British Waterways Dredger No 3

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1911/12/01 p573
  • Stationary Steam Engines of Great Britain by George Watkins. Vol 10
  • The Engineer of 3rd September 1920
  • The Engineer of 5th March 1920 p260