Old Tacoma Marine, Inc.

research vessel Catalyst

Model #: 6-10 Engine #: 7342
Bore & Stroke: 8" x 10" Cylinders: Six
Horsepower: 120 RPM: 450
Current Owner: Pacific Catalyst II Inc link
Current Location: Friday Harbor, Washington map
Condition: Operational

Engine History

The Catalyst was the University of Washington's first purpose-built oceanographic research vessel. Its Washington Iron Works engine has remained in continuous operation since installated in May 1932 and still powers the boat through Southeast Alaska on passenger charters.

Engine Modifications

External Links

Catalyst history
Blog entries about the Catalyst on WordPress
Photos of the Catalyst on Flickr
Video of the Catalyst on YouTub
Catalyst on Facebook