Collection Database

Object ID 14
Object Name Petter SS4
Object Date 1947-03-31
Works Number 4RA504
Location Power Hall 2
Category Engine
Acquired 2001-08-03
Status Not On Display
Description Four cylinder supercharged two stroke vertical diesel.

This engine is held in store at the moment but we hope that it will eventually be used to restore the second engine in the Knocker White tug currently at The Museum of London. Fitted with two SS4 Petter engines, probably the only remaining installation of its type.

Manufacturer Petters Ltd
Manufactured Yeovil, England
Condition In Storage
Core Yes
Accession No IF:2003:003
Collection Id Petter Collection
Shortman
Image

After cosmetic restoration

Full view of the rear of the engine at Longford Mill

View from timing end at Longford Mill