Steamship Simplon

Steamship Simplon
from Lausanne-Ouchy


Paddle Steamer Simplon sailing
Built in 1920 by Sulzer Brothers, Winterthur
Call sign Measures in meter Tonnage Engine
Length Beam Draught Gross Net
  78. 5 15. 9 1.64 474 426 1030 14
Two Scotch fire tube boiler each with one oil fired furnaces. 10.5 bar
Compound engine with Gooch valve-gear.

PS Simplon port side
The Paddle Steamer Simplon's port side during manoeuvring.

The engine room aboard Paddle Steamer Simplon

Boiler fronts with oil burners
The two boilers fronts and there oil burners.

PS Simplon crankshaft
The compound engine's crankshaft