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Special engine photograph pages are being created for vessels where photos are available to the webmaster. These can be found where there is a link on "Go to Engines". These pages are being progressively added to the website. Click on "Go to vessel" to go to the main vessel details page, from where there will also be a link to the engine page
SHIPS IN OPERATION 


Main engine type 
Valve gear 
Built 
Builders 







URI 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1901 
Sulzer (Winterthur) 

UNTERWALDEN 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1902 
Escher, Wyss (Zurich) 

GALLIA 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1913 
Escher, Wyss (Zurich) 

SCHILLER 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1906 
Sulzer (Winterthur) 

STADT LUZERN 
3 Cylinder Uniflow Diagonal 

1929 
Sulzer (Winterthur) 

LOTSCHBERG 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1914 
Escher, Wyss (Zurich) 

BLUMLISALP 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1906 
Escher, Wyss (Zurich) 

STADT ZURICH 

Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1909 
Escher, Wyss (Zurich) 

STADT RAPPERSWIL 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1914 
Escher, Wyss (Zurich) 

LA SUISSE 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1910 
Sulzer (Winterthur) 

SAVOIE 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1914 
Sulzer (Winterthur) 

MONTREUX 
2 cylinder twin Diagonal 
Joy 
2001 
Sulzer (Winterthur) 

SIMPLON 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1915 
Sulzer (Winterthur) 

RHONE 
2 Cylinder Uniflow Diagonal 

1927 
Sulzer (Winterthur) 

NEUCHATEL  Go to vessel  Go to Engines  Compound Diagonal  Gooch  1926  J Maffei (Munich) 
WAVERLEY 
Triple Expansion Diagonal 
Stephenson 
1946 
Rankin & Blackmore (Greenock) 

KINGSWEAR CASTLE 

Compound Diagonal 
Stephenson 
1904 
Cox & Co (Falmouth) 

MONARCH  Go to vessel  Go to Engines  Compound Diagonal  
STADT WEHLEN 
Compound Oscillating 
Stephenson 
1857 / 1915 
Ruston (Prague) 

DIESBAR 

Simple Oscillating 
Stephenson 
1841 
Penn (London) 

MEISSEN 

Compound Oscillating 
Stephenson 
1885 / 1912 
ONWDG (Dresden) 

KRIPPEN 
Simple Oscillating 
Stephenson 
1892 
Werft Blasewitz (Dresden) 

PILLNITZ 
Compound Oscillating 
Stephenson 
1886 / 1912 
ONWDG (Dresden) 

KURORT RATHEN 

Compound Oscillating 
Stephenson 
1896 
Ubigau Shipyard (Dresden) 

PIRNA 
Compound Oscillating 
Stephenson 
1898 
Ubigau Shipyard (Dresden) 

DRESDEN 
Compound Diagonal 
Marshall 
1926 
Ubigau Shipyard (Dresden) 

LEIPZIG 
Compound Diagonal 

1929 
Ubigau Shipyard (Dresden) 

KAISER WILHELM 
Compound Diagonal 

1900 
Dresden Machine 

WESERSTOLZ 

Compound Diagonal 

19401949 
CKD (Prague) 

HOHENTWIEL 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1913 
Escher, Wyss (Zurich) 

FREYA 
Compound Diagonal 

1926 
Hollandsche Ijssel (Oudewater) 

DE MAJESTEIT 
Compound Diagonal 

1926 
Sachsenberg (Rosslau) 

GISELA 
Compound Oscillating 
Slip Ecc 
1871 
Prague Machineworks 

SCHONBRUNN 
Compound Diagonal 
Joy 
1912 
Obuda Shipyard (Budapest) 

VYSEHRAD 
Compound Diagonal 

1938 
CKD (Prague) 

VLTAVA 
Compound Diagonal 

1940 
CKD (Prague) 

SIRIUS 
2 cylinder Simple Diagonal 

2010 
(Hradec Kralove) 

PIEMONTE 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1904 
Escher, Wyss (Zurich) 

CONCORDIA 
Triple Expansion Diagonal 
Caprotti 
1927 
N Odero (Genoa) 

PATRIA 
Triple Expansion Diagonal 
Caprotti 
1926 
N. Odero (Genoa) 

SKIBLADNER 
Triple Diagonal 
Klug 
1888 
Aker 

HJEJLEN 

Twin Oscillating 
Stephenson 
1861 
Baumgartner & Burmeister 

ERIK NORDEVALL 






TUDOR VLADIMIRESCU 

Oscillating 

1854 
Escher, Wyss (Zurich) 

BORCEA 

Compound Diagonal 
Joy 
1914 
Sachsenberg (Rosslau) 

N V GOGOL 


Triple Expansion Diagonal 
Joy 
1911 
(NizhnyNovgorod) 
KRASNOYARSK  Go to vessel  Compound Diagonal  1959  Obuda Shipyard (Budapest)  
TIME MACHINE 





IN STATIC SHIPS 













WILHELM TELL 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1908 
Sulzer (Winterthur) 

Triple Expansion Diagonal 

1934 
CMEW (West Hartlepool) 

TATTERSHALL CASTLE 
Triple Expansion Diagonal 

1934 
CMEW (West Hartlepool) 

MAID OF THE LOCH 
Compound Diagonal 

1953 
Rankin & Blackmore (Greenock) 

MEDWAY QUEEN  Go to vessel  Compound Diagonal  1924  Ailsa (Troon)  
KOSSUTH 
Compound Diagonal 
Joy 
1914 
GanzDanubius (Budapest) 

HOTEL AQUAMARINA 
Triple Expansion Diagonal 
Joy 
1903 
Sormovo / Nizhny Novgorod 

REPUBLICA 
Compound Diagonal 
Joy 
1916 
GanzDanubius (Budapest) 

MAINZ 

Compound Diagonal 
Stephenson 
1929 
Christof Ruthof (Mainz) 

RIESA 

Compound Oscillating 

1896 









Tugs 













NESZMELY 
Compound Diagonal 

1957 
Obuda Shipyard, Budapest 

EPPLETON HALL 






OSCAR HUBER 

Triple Expansion Diagonal 
Stephenson 



ERSEKCSNAD 
Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1922 
Ruthof, Regensburg 

WURTTEMBERG 






ZOLTAN 













IN LAIDUP SHIPS 













RYDE 
Triple Expansion Diagonal 

1937 
Denny (Dumbarton) 

PETOFI 
Compound Diagonal 
Joy 
1926 


VYSEHRAD (I) 






KRAJINA 






CAR NIKOLA II 






GIURGIU 






BLAGOVESCHENSK 






RAYAZAN 






ALEKSANDR POLEZHEAV 






SERGEY ALYMOV 






YAROSLAV GALAN 






RADISCHEV 






VSELVOLOD VISHNEVSKIY 













Tugs 













JOHN H AMOS 






DECEBAL 


Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1917 
Ruthof, Regensburg 
ZUPA 
Compound Diagonal 
Joy 
1913 
Obuda Shipyard, Budapest 

SRBIJA 

Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1917 
Ruthof, Regensburg 

VOJVODINA 

Compound Diagonal 
Gooch 
1916 









SHIP BEING SCRAPPED 













SZOKE TISZA 
Triple Expansion Diagonal 
Joy 
1917 
GanzDanubius (Budapest) 








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