Steamship Färjan 4

Steamship Färjan 4
from Gothenburg


Steamship Färjan 4 from Gothenburg
Built in 1920 at Motala Verkstad, Motala Sweden
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
SEID 20.55 5.35 2.10 48 20 45 7
Scotch Marine Steam Boiler with one furnace. 9.5 bar
Compound engine with Stephenson's link-motion.


The engine room aboard Steamship Färjan 4

The Scotch Marine Boiler
The coal fired scotch Marine Boiler aboard the Steamship Färjan 4.


Engine working at half ahed
The Steamship Färjan 4 compound engine running at half speed ahead.


Stephenson's link-motion
Steamship Färjan 4 main engine.
The steamship engine's Stephenson's link-motion. The high pressure piston's eccentric rods and quadrant are visible on the picture as well as the slide valve rod. A similar set for the low pressure piston is installed at the after end of the engine.