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The website for the SBA, the largest association of steamboaters in the world. It hosts an on-line register, events calendar and a massive collection of information and pictures all concentrated on Steam Boats.
This is a forum for steamboaters who like to chat to each other on the internet. You can ask any question you like about anything to do with steam. Remember, the only stupid question is the one you don't ask.
An American-based website with a lot of basic steam boat information. A very good read for anyone looking into owning their first steam boat.
A good web site telling you the basics of steam principle and is a good steam boat enthusiast club for the US.
Aka Stanley Steamers. This is a brilliant page with many pictures of all sorts of steam boats.
This is a brilliant website which details the history of the steam engine and gives an easy to follow description of its workings.
Currently closed for a major redevelopment. However the website is still operating and details of the boats can be read.
This is a fantastic website and museum that holds the largest collection of working mill steam engines in the UK. Well worth a visit if you are in the North of England.
Specific to Boats:
Steamboats, Great Britain;
This is the Consuta Trust's website. Consuta is a 1889 52-foot fast steam launch based on the river Thames. The boat was built to umpire rowing races at The Henley Royal Regatta and is favoured for traditional-style rowing races. Beautifully restored to working order around the year 2000.
The tug Kerne, like Shamrock, is a historic steam vessel. Built in 1913 it is run by a dedicated band of enthusiasts. It can be seen in the North West of Britan.
(Royal Victoria Docks, London)
(Coniston, Lake District)
(River Dart, Cornwall)
(Black Country Living Museum, Dudley)
(Based in Glasgow but tours the coast)
Midship - in translated English.
Steam Pascal (French)
Skills and Parts
Rappahannock Boat Works
(Tiny Power Steam Engines)