American marine engines 1885-1950

American marine engines 1885-1950

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From the first internal combustion engine installation and the craft that took troops ashore on D-Day to the mid-1920s boom in recreational motorboating and beyond, this narrative presents a flawless history of the marine engine field. With an alphabetical listing of approximately 1, 000 engine companies in the U.S. and Canada, this in-depth portrait also includes detailed information about founders and products, advice on the most desirable engines, tips on identifying unknown engines, and suggestions for independent research.Sandusky, OH Trade name: Roberts, Aero-Lite The son of a physician who had served in the Civil War, Edmund Wilson ... After much analysis, Roberts concluded that the three-port, two- cycle engine, thanks to its absence of a check valve, ... (the worlda#39;s largest boat builders), recently placed an order for 2, 000 specially designed ROBERTS MOTORS. ... The Model aquot;J, aquot; introduced in 1924, was a 4-cylinder 16-hp engine with aquot;all working parts interchangeable with those of Ford motors.

Title:American marine engines 1885-1950
Author:Stan Grayson
Publisher: - 2008-10-01


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