Steamboat Herbert

Steamboat Herbert
from Alingsås


Steamboat Herbert moored
Built in 1905 at Eriksbergs Mekaniska Verkstad, Gothenburg
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
SFC-2748 15.30 3.62 1.60 16 4 33 8.5
Scotch fire tube steam boiler with one furnace. 8 bar
Compound engine with Hackworth's valve-gear.

Steamboat Herbert departing


The engine room aboard Steamboat Herbert

Steamboat Herbert Scotch marine steam boiler
The coal fired Scotch fire-tube boiler with one furnace aboard Steamboat Herbert.


Steamboat Herbert compound steam engine
Starboard side of the compound steam engine with its reversing link system. The rightmost lever is the reversing handle.