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Redpath and Paris

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of Lea Cut Iron Works, Limehouse, London, E

Steam launch and yacht builders, engineers and boiler makers.

Between 1885 and 1890 they regularly advertised steam yachts for sale, for example:-

1887 Redpath and Paris of Lea Cut Iron Works advertising 'A NEW STEAM YACHT, built under special survey, 35 tons (about), 58ft. long, 10ft, beam, 5ft. deep. and 3ft. draught, with very fine lines ; splendid fore-cabin, lofty and very roomy, w.c., &c.; steel locomotive boiler, with brass tubes, compound s.c. engines of newest type, copper condenser tinned; separate pumping engines, new patent 3-cylinder fan engine for forced draught ; most economical in fuel, bunkers can hold 3 tons of coal; speed thirteen and a half miles. For price and other particulars apply ae above.' [1]

1896 Advert: High-speed 'Noiseless' engines to Guyot's patent [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Field - Saturday 10 December 1887
  2. Advert reproduced in ‘Stationary Steam Engine Makers, Volume 2’ compiled by George Watkins, Catalogued by A P Woolrich, Landmark Publishing Co., 2006