Steamship Challenge

Steam tug Challenge
from London


Steam tug Challenge anchored
Built in 1931 by Alexander Hall & Co, of Aberdeen
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
MPZB 33.5 8.0 4.3 212   845 10
Scotch marine boiler with three oil-fired furnaces. 13,8 bar.
Triple expansion engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

Steamship Challenge moored
Steam tug Challenge moored.


The engine room aboard steam tug Challenge

Steamship Challenge steam engine
Steamship Challenge's triple expansion steam engine with Stephenson's link-motion.

The steam tugs stokehold where the stoker attends the Scotch fire tube boiler's three oil burners.
One of the Todd natural draught pressure atomising burners is visible down left on the picture.

Steamship Challenge stokehold