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L. Gardner and Sons Ltd. was a British builder of diesel engines for stationary, marine, road and rail applications. The company was founded in Hulme Manchester England in 1868. They started building engines around 1895. After nearly a hundred years of continuous production, the firm of L. Gardner & Sons ceased engine production in 1995.

History

About 1868 Lawrence Gardner set up as a sewing machine maker in Upper Duke Street, Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester. He died in 1890, but the business was continued by his sons under the name L. Gardner & Sons Ltd.

Gas and Diesel Engines

From about 1895 the company was building gas engines and, in 1899 it moved into Barton Hall Engine Works, Patricroft, Manchester.

In 1903 it became a limited company, L Gardner and Sons Ltd. Norris and Henty Ltd, of London, were appointed as sales agents.

Diesel engine production began in around 1903. In 1912 a new sales subsidiary, Norris, Henty and Gardners Ltd, was formed.

During World War I (1914–1918) the company made munitions and parts for heavy guns and engines for tanks.

Gardner 3LS

Automotive Engines

During the 1920s there was rapid development in the design of diesel engines. In 1929 a Gardner “4L2” marine engine was fitted into a Lancia bus. This conversion was successful and prompted Gardner to introduce the “LW” series of diesel engines, designed especially for road vehicles but later modified and supplied as marine engines with factory-fitted bilge pumps.

Gardner 4LW

During the 1930s a number of LW-series engines (usually 4LWs, but occasionally 6LWs) were installed in large luxury cars including Lagondas, Bentleys and Rolls-Royces. The Gardner engine’s reliability and economy (tests showed that even a two-ton Bentley could achieve 30 miles per gallon of fuel while having a top speed of 80 mph), coupled to its remarkable refinement and smooth running abilities, made it the only suitable compression-ignition engine at the time

During World War II (1939–1945) Gardner’s war work consisted mainly of building diesel engines of their own design. Their 4LK bus engines were also used as the main powerplant in the Royal Navy’s X class and XE class midget submarines.

Pair of 5LW Marine Diesel Engines

Post-war Diesels

After the war the ‘LW’ diesel engine continued to be built in large numbers for lorries and buses and was later supplemented by the more modern ‘LX’. In the mid-sixties, the LW range was upgraded to develop 20 bhp per cylinder, and known as LW20. The 6LX was upgraded in 1967 from 150 bhp @1700rpm to 180 bhp @1850rpm. an 8-cylinder version was developed which developed 240 bhp @ 1850rpm, and was said to be the smoothest running automotive diesel ever built. The larger ‘6L3’ and ‘8L3’ engines were used in railway locomotives, such as British Rail Class 01 and British Rail Class 04 and also in vessels of up to 120 feet such as MV Havengore, and the famous maxi yachts Condor and Condor of Bermuda, S.Y. Crescent and others.

Takeover and Decline

In the summer of 1986, after months of denials, Perkins Engines purchased Gardner to complement their line of lighter diesel engines. Production was then shut down until October, as Gardner’s truck engine market share had slumped precariously. Gardner’s market for buses and coaches was doing better.

L. Gardner and Sons ceased production of new engines in the early 1990s. The introduction of emissions regulations for road-going Gardner diesels would have required the development of significantly modified or totally new engine designs, and in the marine market there was a shift away from big, low-speed, high-torque engines such as Gardners towards adapted high-speed automotive turbo-diesels.

Restorers and Parts Suppliers

Two spin-off firms from the original company are still in existence: Gardner Marine Diesels overhauls, re-manufactures and installs a wide range of marine-spec Gardners and both they and Walsh Engineering supply genuine Gardner engine parts for all types of Gardner engines worldwide.

Another firm, Marine Power Services specialise in the restoration and marinisation of Gardners for the inland waterways and the manufacture of component castings including LW range exhaust, intake and water manifolds. Another firm, Gardner Enthusiast Ltd, manufactures piston rings, engine valves and major engine castings, including marine manifolds for the 8LXB. Gardner Enthusiast Ltd also supplies engine castings to Gardner Parts Ltd.

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Vendor's Contact Information

L. Gardner and Sons Ltd. > Acquired by Perkins Engines in 1986 (ceased production of new engines in 1995).
Barton Hall Engine Works
Patricroft, Manchester
Barton Hall Estate? 5 Hardy St
Peel Green, Eccles, Manchester M30 7SB, UK

Gardner Marine Diesels Ltd.
4K Sparrow Way,
Lakesview Int’l Busines Park, Hersden, Canterbury, Kent CT3 4JH England, UK
Website: www.gardnermarine.com
Contact Form: www.gardnermarine.com/contact.
UK, and Europe
Tel. General Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 682033
Technical Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 719630
Fax. +44 (0)1227 713476
Monday – Friday 08.00 – 17.00 (GMT)
Email. info#gardnermarine.com
(monitored 24 hours a day)
USA and Canada
US Toll Free: +1 (0)888 927-4486
Monday – Friday 07.00 – 15.00 (EST)
Email: usa#gardnermarine.com
(monitored 24 hours a day)
Asia and Australasia
Tel. +44 (0)1227 719630
Monday – Friday 16.30 – 00.00 (EST)
Email. asia#gardnermarine.com

Walsh’s Engineering Ltd.
Barton Moss Rd.
Eccles, Manchester M30 7RL, UK
Telephone: + 44 (0)161 787 7017
Fax Line: 0161 787 7038
Website: www.gardnerdiesel.co.uk
Contact Form: www.gardnerdiesel.co.uk/enquire.html
Email: walshs#gardnerdiesel.co.uk

Marine Power Services
Poole, Dorset, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)7971 859313 (Martyn) or +44 (0)7747 612191 (Geoff)
Fax Line:
Website: www.marinepowerservices.co.uk
Contact Form: www.marinepowerservices.co.uk/about-us/contact-us
Email:

Gardner Enthusiast Ltd. > OoB?
3 Monument Cottage
Warpsgrove Lane, Chalgrove, Oxfordshire, OX44 7RW, UK
Telephone: +44 01865 400 855 OR +44 1865 400796
Fax Line:
Website: http://www.gardner-enthusiast.com BAD LINK
Contact Form:
Email:
Facebook: Gardner Diesel Engine

Gardner Parts
Centurion Court
Centurion Way, Leyland, PR25 3UQ, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)1772 642460
Fax Line: +44 (0)1772 621333
Website: www.gardnerparts.com
Contact Form: www.gardnerparts.com/contact-us
Email: sales#gardnerparts.co.uk

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Gardner Diesel Engines

MODEL HP RPM ASPIRATION CYLINDERS DISPLACEMENT
4LK 60 1700 Natural 4 3‚800cc
4LW 75 1700 Natural 4 5‚580cc
5LW 85 1700 Natural 5 7‚000cc
5LW (later) 94 1700 Natural 5 7‚000cc
6LW 102 1700 Natural 6 8‚370cc
6LW (later) 112 1700 Natural 6 8‚370cc
6LX 150 1700 Natural 6 10‚450cc
6LXB 180 1850 Natural 6 10‚450cc
8LXB 240 1850 Natural 8 13‚933cc

Comparison of common Gardner engines From BoatDiesel.com

MODEL CYL BORE STROKE Max-BHP Max-RPM
1L2 Vert-1 4.25in 6in 16 1600
6L2 IL-6 4.25in 6in 74 1300
2LW IL-2 4.25in 6in 35.5 1700
3LW IL-3 4.25in 6in 53.5 1700
4LW IL-4 4.25in 6in 71 1700
5LW IL-5 4.25in 6in 88 1700
6LW IL-6 4.25in 6in 102 1700
6LX IL-6 4.75in 6in 150 1700
6LXB IL-6 4.75in 6in 180 1850
8LXB IL-8 4.75in 6in 240 1850
6L3 IL-6 5.5in 7.75in 153 1200
8L3 IL-8 5.5in 7.75in 204 1200
6L3B IL-6 5.5in 7.75in 195 1300
8L3B IL-8 5.5in 7.75in 260 1300
4LK IL-4 3.75in 5.25in 60 2100
6LXCT IL-6 4.75in 6in 230 1900
6LXDT IL-6 5.125in 6.25in 270 1900
6LYDT IL-6 5.51in 6.61in 350 1800

Engines used in Buses

  • 4LK: Dennis Ace, Mace, Albion Victor (pre-War), Bedford SB, Bristol SC4LK
  • 4LW: Guy Arab (pre-war Single Deck) Atkinson L644, Bristol L4G, Bristol LS4G,
  • 5LW: Bristol GO5G, K5G, KS5G, KSW5G, L5G, LL5G, LWL5G, LD5G, FS5G, Daimler COG5, CCG5, CVG5, Guy Arab, Leyland Titan TD1-7(repower)
  • 6LXB: Leyland Gearbox, Leyland Titan TNLXB2RRSP,Park Royal. London Regional Transport T1-T250
  • 6LXB: Leyland Gearbox, Leyland Titan TNLXB2RR,Leyland. London Regional Transport T251-1125
  • 6LXB: Voith DIWA851, Dennis Dominator 9.4m, Duple Metsec W29, Kowloon Motor Bus DM1-DM40
  • 6LXB: Voith DIWA851, Dennis Jubilant, Walter Aexander, Duple Metsec, Kowloon Motor Bus N5-N364
  • 6LXB: Voith DIWA851, Leyland Victory-2, Walter Alexander CB, China Motor Bus LV1-LV167
  • 6LX: Leyland Gearbox, Guy Victory-2, BUSAF, Kowloon Motor Bus G1-G4
  • 6LXB: Voith DIWA851, Leyland Victory-2, Walter Alexander KB, Kowloon Motor Bus G5-G544
  • 6LXB: Voith DIWA851, MCW Metrobus DR102, MCW Apollo MkII, Kowloon Motor Bus M1-M20,M22,M23,M25-M29,M31-M44,M47-M57,M59,M60,M62,M65-M70,M73,M78-M88

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Specifications For Gardner
4-Stroke Cycle Diesel Marine Engines

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^ ^ ^ h… = Horizontal (Flat, Pancake). i… = Inverted (Upside Down: Crankshaft Up & Head Down).
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^ B×S=DISP = Bore×Stroke=Displacement: …" = Inches. …mm = Millimeters.
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^ ^ ^ …c = Crankcase Scavenged. …h = Crosshead Scavenged. …b = w/Blower.
^ ^ ^ …i = Intercooled. …a = Aftercooled. …A = Air Cooled Intercooler/Aftercooler (Charged Air Cooler).
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02.06.08.01.04 – Engine Electrical: (Cranking‚ Charging‚ Ignition‚ Instrumentation‚+). T
02.06.08.01.05 – Engine Cooling: (Air‚ Liquid (Raw Water‚ Fresh Water‚+). T
02.06.08.01.06 – Engine Exhaust: (Dry‚ Wet‚ w/Separator‚+). T
02.06.08.01.07 – Engine Mounting: (Hard‚ Soft‚+). T
02.06.08.02 – Engine-to-Marine Gear Interfaces: (SAE Specs‚ Damper Plates‚ Jackshafts‚+). T
02.06.08.03 – Marine Gears: (Reversing‚ Reduction; Mechanical‚ Hydraulic). T
02.06.08.04 – Shafting: (Propshafts‚ Couplings‚ Seals‚ Bearings‚ Struts‚ Keys‚ Nuts‚+). T
02.06.08.05 – Propellers: (Types‚ Materials‚+). T
02.06.09 – Electrical Systems: DC & AC (Direct Current‚ Alternating Current‚+). T
02.06.09.01 – Auxiliary Generators: (Diesel‚ Gasoline‚ Natural Gas‚+). T
02.06.10 – Navigation & Communication Systems: T
02.06.11 – Safety Equipment: (Life Rafts‚ PFDs‚ Firefighting Eq.‚ Alarms‚ Medical Kits‚+). T
02.06.12 – Domestic Systems: T
02.06.12.02 – Cabin Heating & Cooling: T
02.06.12.04 – Water & Waste Systems: T
02.06.14 – Boat Tenders: T
02.07 – Marine Suppliers: (CAN‚ GBR‚ USA‚+). T
02.08 – Boat Builders A∼Z: (w/Vessel Types‚ Country & Years active). T
02.09 – Boat Refitters: (CAN‚ GBR‚ USA‚+). (Shipyards‚ Boatyards‚ Riggers‚ Repair Shops‚+). T
02.10 – Boat Building‚ Outfitting‚ Refitting & Repair Schools: (Incl. DIY). T
02.11 – DIY Boat Building‚ Outfitting‚ Refitting & Repair: (Maintenance‚ Troubleshooting‚+). T
03 – BOAT MARKETING: Boat Shows‚ Dealers‚ Brokers‚ Importing‚ Exporting‚ Auctions‚ Sales‚+. T
04 – BOAT INSPECTION: Types of Surveys‚ Marine Surveyors‚ Schools‚ DIY Inspections‚+. T
05 – BOAT TITLES & VESSEL REGISTRY: Boat Title & Registration‚ Vessel Registry‚ Title Co's‚+. T
06 – BOAT FINANCING: Conventional (BanksCredit Unions‚+)Unconventional (Creative)‚+. T
07 – BOAT INSURANCE: Policies‚ Claim Processing (FilingRepairClaimSubrogationCases)‚+. T
08 – BOAT TRANSPORT: By Sea (Piggyback‚ Delivery Skippers & Crews‚ & Towing)‚ Over-Land‚+. T
09 – BOAT LAUNCHING & HAULING: Drydocks‚ Ways‚ Lifts‚ Cranes & Hoists‚ Launch Ramps‚+. T
10 – BOAT MOORAGE & STORAGE: Builders‚ Anchorages‚ Marinas‚ Yards‚ Racks‚ Stacks‚+. T
11 – BOATING ORGANIZATIONS: Yacht Clubs‚ Paddling Clubs‚ Owners‚+. Education‚ Gov-Aux‚+. T
12 – BOATING & TRAVEL: Events‚ Destinations‚ Boat Rentals‚ Charters‚ Cruises‚ Voyages‚+. T
13 – BOATING & MARITIME EDUCATION: Recreational Seamanship‚ Ship's Master & Crew‚+. T
14 – MARINE LAWS & REGULATIONS: International & National LawsLawyers‚ Investigators‚+. T
15 – DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY): T
15.01 – DIY Boat Building‚ Outfitting‚ Refitting & Repair (Incl. Maintenance & Fault Finding). T
15.02 – DIY Boat Sales (Buyers & Sellers). T
15.03 – DIY Boat Inspections (Pre-Survey‚ Pre-Purchase‚ Pre-Sale‚ Pre-Voyage‚ Sea Trials‚+). T
15.04 – DIY Schools & Classes (Boat Building‚ Refitting‚ Inspection‚ Troubleshooting‚ Repair‚+). T
15.04 –  ^  Anchors Aweigh Academy. V
16 – MEDIA w/Creator Directory: (Authors‚ Editors‚ Publishers‚+) + Academy eLibrary. T
16.01 – Documentation: (Catalogs‚ Ads‚ SpecSheets‚ Manuals‚ TechVids‚ Bulletins‚ Recalls‚+). T
16.02 – Books: (Bound‚ eBooks‚+). T
16.02 –  ^  10 Wooden Boats You Can Build For Sail‚ Motor‚ Paddle‚ and OarPeter H. Spectre B
16.02 –  ^  12 Volt Bible for BoatsMiner Brotherton B
16.02 –  ^  12 Volt Doctor's Practical HandbookEdgar J. Beyn B
16.02 –  ^  Aluminum BoatbuildingErnest H. Sims B
16.02 –  ^  Aluminum Boatbuilding Guide — Glen L. Witt B
16.02 –  ^  American Merchant Seaman's Manual : For SeamenSeamen? B
16.02 –  ^  Basic Navel ArchitectureKenneth C. Barnaby B
16.02 –  ^  Basic Ship TheoryK.J. Rawson & E.C. Tupper B
16.02 –  ^  Beautiful Outboards — Peter Hunn B
16.02 –  ^  Boat Engines : A Manual for Work and Pleasure BoatsP. J. Bowyer B
16.02 –  ^  Boat Maintenance : The Essential Guide — William Burr Jr B
16.02 –  ^  Boat Mechanical Systems Handbook — Dave Gerr B
16.02 –  ^  Boat Owner's ManualIntertec B
16.02 –  ^  Boat Repair Made Easy - EnginesKaufman B
16.02 –  ^  Boat-Building and BoatingDaniel Carter Beard B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilder’s HandbookUSCG B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilder's NotebookGlen L. Witt B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilding Manual — Robert M. Steward B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilding MethodsPeter Cook B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilding on a Glass Fibre HullDave Gannaway B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilding One-Off In FiberglassAllan H. Vaitses B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilding with AluminumThomas Colvin B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilding with AluminumStephen F. Pollard B
16.02 –  ^  ^  Boatbuilding with Aluminum : A Complete Guide … — Stephen Pollard B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilding with PlywoodGlen L. Witt & Ken Hankinson B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilding With SteelGilbert C. Klingel B
16.02 –  ^  Boatbuilding with Steel & Boatbuilding with AluminumKlingel & Colvin B
16.02 –  ^  Boater's Pocket ReferenceThomas McEwan B
16.02 –  ^  Boating Magazine's Powerboater's Guide to Electrical SystemsEdwin R. Sherman B
16.02 –  ^  Boating Magazine's Quick & Easy Boat MaintenanceSandy Lindsey B
16.02 –  ^  Boatkeeper : … Maintenance‚ Repair‚ ImprovementGladstone & Bottomley (Eds) B
16.02 –  ^  Boatman's Handbook : The New Look-it-up BookTom Bottomley B
16.02 –  ^  Boatowner's Fitting Out ManualJeff Toghill B
16.02 –  ^  Boatowner's Illustrated Electrical HandbookCharlie Wing B
16.02 –  ^  Boatowner's Illustrated Handbook of WiringCharlie Wing B
16.02 –  ^  Boatowner's Mechanical & Electrical ManualNigel Calder B
16.02 –  ^  Boatowner's Practical & Technical Cruising ManualNigel Calder B
16.02 –  ^  Commissioning & DecommissioningPractical Sailor Library B
16.02 –  ^  Complete Guide to Outboard Motor Service & RepairPaul Dempsey B
16.02 –  ^  Complete Powerboating ManualTim Bartlett & Simon Collis B
16.02 –  ^  Concrete BoatbuildingGainor W. Jackson B
16.02 –  ^  Cost Conscious CruiserLin & Larry Pardey B
16.02 –  ^  Diesel Engine MechanicsWayne A. Kelm B
16.02 –  ^  Diesel EnginesJ. W. Anderson B
16.02 –  ^  Diesel TroubleshootierDon Seddon B
16.02 –  ^  Diesels Afloat : The Must-Have Guide for Diesel Boat EnginesPat Manley B
16.02 –  ^  Don Casey's Complete Illustrated Sailboat Maintenance ManualDon Casey B
16.02 –  ^  Electrical Handbook for RVs‚ Campers‚ Vans‚ Boats & TrailersHerb Gill B
16.02 –  ^  Electrics AfloatAlir Garrod B
16.02 –  ^  Engines Afloat : From Early Days to D-Day Vol 2Stan Grayson B
16.02 –  ^  Essential Boat MaintenancePat Manley & Rupert Holmes B
16.02 –  ^  Fiberglass Boat Survey ManualArthur Edmunds B
16.02 –  ^  GammelmotorenValdemar Steiro B
16.02 –  ^  Handling Troubles Afloat : What to Do When It All Goes WrongJohn Mellor B
16.02 –  ^  Handyman Afloat & AshoreKen Bramham B
16.02 –  ^  How To Repair Diesel EnginesPaul Dempsey B
16.02 –  ^  Inboard Motor InstallationsGlen L. Witt & Ken Hankinson B
16.02 –  ^  Inspecting the Aging SailboatDon Casey B
16.02 –  ^  Internal Combustion Engines — USCG B
16.02 –  ^  Inboard Engine‚ Transmission and Drive Service : ManualIntertec B
16.02 –  ^  Kawasaki Jet Ski Shop Manual‚ 1976-1988Ron Wright B
16.02 –  ^  Know Your Boat's Diesel EngineAndrew Simpson B
16.02 –  ^  Look Inside : Cross-Sections · SHIPS — Moira Butterfield B
16.02 –  ^  MaintenanceTime-Life B
16.02 –  ^  Managing 12 Volts : How to Upgrade‚ Operate‚ and TroubleshootHarold Barre B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Diesel Basics — Dennison Berwick B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Diesel Engines : Maintenance‚ Troubleshooting‚ and RepairNigel Calder B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Diesel Engines : Maintenance & Repair ManualJean-Luc Pallas B
16.02 –  ^  Marine DieselsM. David Burghardt & George D. Kingsley B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Electrical Care & RepairDavid MacLean B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Electrical Electronics BibleJohn C. Payne B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Electrical SystemsDIY Boat Owner Magazine B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Engine Room Blue BookWilliam D. Eglinton B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Engines & PropulsionRanger Hope B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Fire Prevention‚ Firefighting and Fire SafetyUS DoC MA B
16.02 –  ^  Marine InvestigationsDavid Pascoe B
16.02 –  ^  Marine Metals ManualRoger Pretzer B
16.02 –  ^  Metal Corrosion In BoatsNigel Warren B
16.02 –  ^  Metals Handbook — ASM B
16.02 –  ^  Modern Boat MaintenanceBo Streiffert (Ed) B
16.02 –  ^  Motor Boat EnginesAlan C. Wilson B
16.02 –  ^  NYNEX Boaters DirectoryNYNEX B
16.02 –  ^  Oars‚ Sails and SteamEdwin Tunis B
16.02 –  ^  Outboard Motors Maintenance and Repair ManualJean-Luc Pallas B
16.02 –  ^  Powerboat Care and RepairAllen D. Berrien B
16.02 –  ^  Powerboater's Guide to Electrical Systems (Boating Magazine)Edwin R. Sherman B
16.02 –  ^  Practical Small Powerboat MaintenanceAllen D. Berrien B
16.02 –  ^  Preliminary Design of Boats & ShipsCyrus Hamlin B
16.02 –  ^  Primitive BenchmarkJerry N. Selness B
16.02 –  ^  Propeller HandbookDave Gerr B
16.02 –  ^  Quick & Easy Boat Maintenance : 1‚001 Time-Saving TipsSandy Lindsey B
16.02 –  ^  Reeds Diesel Engine Troubleshooting HandbookBarry Pickthall B
16.02 –  ^  Reeds Outboard Motor Troubleshooting HandbookBarry Pickthall B
16.02 –  ^  Refrigeration For PleasureboatsNigel Calder B
16.02 –  ^  Replacing Your Boat's Engine (Adlard Coles Manuals)Mike Westin B
16.02 –  ^  Run Your Diesel Vehicle on BiofuelsJon Starbuck & Gavin D. j. Harper B
16.02 –  ^  Running FixTony Gibbs BF
16.02 –  ^  RYA Book of Diesel EnginesTim Bartlett B
16.02 –  ^  RYA Book of Outboard MotorsTim Bartlett B
16.02 –  ^  RYA Diesel Engine HandbookAndrew Simpson B
16.02 –  ^  Sailboat Electrics SimplifiedDon Casey B
16.02 –  ^  Seaworthy: Essential Lessons from BoatUS — Robert A. Adriance – BoatU.S. B
16.02 –  ^  Seloc Bombardier Sea-doo Personal Watercraft … ManualClarence W. Coles. (T) B
16.02 –  ^  Seloc Kawasaki Personal Watercraft‚ 1992-97 Repair ManualJoan Coles B
16.02 –  ^  Seloc Yamaha Personal Watercraft … ManualClarence W. Coles B
16.02 –  ^  ShipsRichard Humble B
16.02 –  ^  Ships & Boats : Sail‚ Navigation‚ Radar‚ Anchor‚ Keel …Chris Oxlade B
16.02 –  ^  Shipshape - The Art of Sailboat MaintenanceFerenc Mat B
16.02 –  ^  Simple Boat MaintenancePat Manley B
16.02 –  ^  Small Boat Engines - Inboard & OutboardConrad Miller B
16.02 –  ^  Small Engines and Outdoor Power Equipment — Peter Hunn B
16.02 –  ^  Sorensen's Guide to Powerboats — Eric W. Sorensen B
16.02 –  ^  Stability and Trim for the Ship's OfficerWilliam E. George (Ed) B
16.02 –  ^  Stapleton's Powerboat Bible : How to Buy‚ Equip‚ and Organize …Sid Stapleton B
16.02 –  ^  Strength of Aluminum vs Strength of SteelKasten B
16.02 –  ^  Surveying and Restoring Classic BoatsJ C Winters B
16.02 –  ^  Surveying Fiberglass Power BoatsDavid Pascoe B
16.02 –  ^  Surveying Small CraftIan Nicolson B
16.02 –  ^  Take the Mystery Out of Boat MaintenanceLawrence A. Diamond B
16.02 –  ^  The Adlard Coles Book of Diesel EnginesTim Bartlett B
16.02 –  ^  The Adlard Coles Book of Outboard MotorsTim Bartlett B
16.02 –  ^  The American Rowboat Motor: An Illustrated HistoryArlan Carter B
16.02 –  ^  The Boat Repair ManualGeorge Buchanan B
16.02 –  ^  The Boatman's Guide to Modern Marine MaterialsErnest A. Zadig B
16.02 –  ^  The Boatowner's Guide to Corrosion — Everett Collier B
16.02 –  ^  The Care and Repair of Small Marine DieselsChris Thompson B
16.02 –  ^  The Classic Outboard Motor HandbookPeter Hunn B
16.02 –  ^  The Complete Book of Pleasure Boat EnginesErnest A. Zadig B
16.02 –  ^  The Diesel CompanionPat Manley B
16.02 –  ^  The Essential Boat Maintenance ManualJeff E. Toghill B
16.02 –  ^  The Golden Age of the Racing Outboard — Peter Hunn B
16.02 –  ^  The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ships‚ Boats‚ …Graham Blackburn B
16.02 –  ^  The Motorboat Electrical and Electronics ManualJohn C. Payne B
16.02 –  ^  The Napier WayBryan Boyle BB
16.02 –  ^  The Old Outboard BookPeter Hunn B
16.02 –  ^  The Small-Engine HandbookPeter Hunn B
16.02 –  ^  The Vintage Culture of Outboard Racing — Peter Hunn B
16.02 –  ^  The Young Sea Officer's Sheet AnchorDarcy Lever B
16.02 –  ^  Theory and Practice of Propellers For Auxiliary SailboatsJohn R. Stanton B
16.02 –  ^  This Old BoatDon Casey B
16.02 –  ^  Troubleshooting and Repairing Diesel EnginesPaul Dempsey B
16.02 –  ^  Troubleshooting Marine DieselsPeter Compton B
16.02 –  ^  Understanding Boat Corrosion‚ Lightning Protection…John C. Payne B
16.02 –  ^  Understanding Boat DesignEdward S. Brewer B
16.02 –  ^  Understanding Boat Diesel EnginesJohn C. Payne B
16.02 –  ^  Watch It Made in the USA : Visitor's Guide to the Best Factory Tours — Karen Axelrod B
16.02 –  ^  What Shape Is She In?. A Guide to the Surveying of BoatsAllan H. Vaitses B
16.02 –  ^  Your Boat's Electrical SystemConrad Miller & E. S. Maloney B
16.03 – Magazines: (Incl. Articles‚ Back Issues‚+). T
16.03 –  ^  The ANCHOR — Anchors Aweigh Academy M
16.03 –  ^  DIY Boat Owner - The Marine Maintenance MagazineBoatUS Mad Mariner (OoB) M
16.03 –  ^  Gas Engine Magazine M
16.03 –  ^  ^  The Kittyhawk: The Little-Known History of Orville Wright's Canadian Getaway and His Beautiful Boat MA
16.03 –  ^  Rudder (The Antique & Classic Boat Society) Article Archive M
16.03 –  ^  ^  Major New Marine Engine History Book: Review of Engines Afloat MA
16.03 –  ^  ^  The Engine Company Remembered For Its Boats: Fay & Bowen Engine Co. MA
16.04 – Videos: (How-to-Tutorials‚ Documentaries‚ Travelogues‚+). T
16.05 – Websites: (Incl. Articles‚ Forum Posts‚ Tech Tips‚ Tech Notes‚ Social Media‚+). T
16.05 –  ^  Anchors Aweigh Academy V
16.05 –  ^  Antique & Classic Boat Society W
16.05 –  ^  BoatDiesel.comPeter Compton W
16.05 –  ^  BoatUS V
16.05 –  ^  ^  Aluminum CareDon Casey WA
16.05 –  ^  ^  Carbon Monoxide = Silent KillerDon Casey WA
16.05 –  ^  ^  Winterizing Your EngineDon Casey WA
16.05 –  ^  GasEngineMagazine.com W
16.05 –  ^  ^  Leader Tractors: No Longer a Leader WA
16.05 –  ^  ^  Major New Marine Engine History Book: Review of Engines Afloat WA
16.05 –  ^  International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS) V
16.05 –  ^  ^  Ship and Boat Building TermsIIMS WA
16.05 –  ^  Martin's Marine Engineering PageMartin Leduc W
16.05 –  ^  ^  The Diesel engine and its development: A historical timeline — Martin Leduc WA
16.05 –  ^  OldMarineEngine.com W<
16.05 –  ^  Rudder (The Antique & Classic Boat Society) Article Archive W
16.05 –  ^  ^  Major New Marine Engine History Book: Review of Engines Afloat MA
16.05 –  ^  ^  The Engine Company Remembered For Its Boats: Fay & Bowen Engine Co. MA
16.05 –  ^  VintageOutboard.com W<
16.05 –  ^  Wikipedia W
16.05 –  ^  ^  Marine propulsion WA
00.00 –  ^  ΞTitleΞ – + (ΞNotesΞ) — ΞCreatorΞ – ΞSourceΞ ?

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GardnerMarine.com
www.dieselcar.com/features/best-of-british-gardner-diesel
www.shawdiesels.co.nz/Gardner
www.youtube.com
www.aronline.co.uk/blogs/facts-and-figures/essays/best-of-british-gardner-6lx-diesel-engine
www.gracesguide.co.uk/Gardner
History of the Gardener Engine

From Joe McCool at BoatDiesel.com.

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The Anson Engine Museum has an extensive collection of historic Gardner engines.

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10 – BOAT MOORAGE & STORAGE: Builders, Anchorages, Marinas, Yards, Racks & Stacks,+.
11 – BOATING ORGANIZATIONS: Yacht Clubs & Sailing Clubs, Paddling Clubs, Boat Owners,+.
12 – BOATING & TRAVEL: Events, Destinations, Boat Rentals & Charters, Cruises, Voyages,+.
13 – BOATING & MARITIME EDUCATION: Recreational Seamanship, Ship's Master & Crew,+.
14 – MARINE LAWS & REGULATIONS: International & National LawsLawyers‚ Investigators‚+.
15 – DO-IT-YOURSELF: DIY Boat Building & Repair, DIY Boat Sales, DIY Boat Surveys, DIY Classes,+.
16 – MEDIA w/Creator Directory + Academy eLibrary: pDocs, Books, Magazines, Videos, Websites,+.

The above MAIN TOPICS and a more detailed listing of Subtopics can
be found on the Website Contents page and on the Right Sidebar.


What we have accomplished so far.
Anchors Aweigh Academy and its EverythingAboutBoats.org website.

  • Published over 50,000 website pages about boats and boating, bringing us closer to reaching our goal of becoming "The ultimate reference resource about boats and ships for everyone from the beginning recreational boater to the seasoned professional mariner!"
  • Published over 300 website main topic webpages, many with full articles on the topic. See our Website Contents or the Right Sidebar for the listing of the main topic pages.
  • Published over 9,000 marine vendor webpages, all with their contact information, most with a description of their products and services, many with product documentation, specifications and independent reviews. (incl.: Boat designers, boat building tools, material and equipment manufacturers and suppliers, boat builders and dealers, yacht brokers, marine surveyors, boat insurers, boat transporters, skippers and crews, boatyards and marinas, yacht clubs, boat rentals and yacht charters, boating, seamanship and maritime schools, marine law attorneys and expert witnesses, boat refitters and repairers, book authors, magazine publishers, video producers, and website creators)
  • Acquired over 120,000 pages of product documentation including Catalogs, Brochures, SpecSheets, Pictures, Serial Number Guides, Installation Manuals, OpManuals, Parts Catalogs, Parts Bulletins, Shop Manuals, Wiring Diagrams, Service Bulletins, and Recalls. And have made all viewable to Academy Members through our EAB website eLibrary.
  • Acquired over 1,200 books and magazine back issues in our academy library and so far have made over 700 viewable to Academy Members through our EAB website eLibrary.
  • Published over 500 DIY How-To articles about boat design, construction, inspection, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair. We are working hard to do more.

We are currently formatting and polishing the Anchors Aweigh Academy online and hands-on courses. Our Marine Surveying course has proven to be excellent for both the beginner and the seasoned surveyor, and especially helpful to the Do-It-Yourselfer.


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General Comments About the Website

FROM Donald: "This is an awesome website. I found the information that I needed right away from one of the over 20,000 free articles that you provide as a public service. I'm surprised that so much if this site is free. But I still signed up so I could access the thousands of expanded pages, interesting articles, and dozens of valuable programs! The member's library of books, magazines and videos that I can view online is really terrific! I understand that you and your staff are all unpaid volunteers. Please keep up the good work. And I commend you for your plans to add another 10,000 free informative articles over the next year. I'm thrilled to support you in this endeavor with my small membership donation. Thanks again for all your hard work."

FROM Huey: "I agree with my Uncle, I too have found the articles to be very enlightening. They say that it will take about 100,000 articles to cover the full scope that they have envisioned for the website. They have over 20,000 articles so far and that's doing pretty well, but it could take several years to get the rest. I also noticed that many of the Main Topic Pages and some of the article pages are still in the rough draft stage. I guess that they will fill in as they can get volunteers to work on them. But what I can't figure out is why anyone would spend the time writing informative in depth articles just to give away free to this website for publication? What's in it for them?"

FROM Dewey: "Well Huey, to me It looks like most of the articles on this website are written by very informed people, like boating instructors, boat designers, boat builders, riggers, electricians, fitters, marine repair technicians and marine surveyors. Writing such articles helps establish them as knowledgeable professionals. After all, this website was originally created by a school for marine technicians and marine surveyors. The website is growing in content every day. They even had to move to a bigger, more powerful server because the website's traffic has been growing exponentially."

FROM Louie: "I agree with everyone above. This site is quickly becoming the ultimate reference resource about every aspect of boats and ships for everyone from the beginning recreational boater to the seasoned professional mariner. I use the topic pages on the right sidebar to browse around the website. It's like a Junior Woodchucks' Guidebook for Boaters. Their Members' Library of over 300 popular and obscure books and over 200 magazine back issues that can be viewed online is fabulous. The Academy's magazine is especially informative. On top of that, there is the "Ask-An-Expert program for members where you can get an expert's answer to any of your boat questions. And a whole years membership is only $25. What a deal! I really love being part of this "Everything About Boats" community and help provide thousands of helpful articles free to the public. I think that I'll sit down right now and write an article about my experiences boating with my uncle."

FROM Scrooge: "You rave about this website like it was the best thing since sliced bread. Well, I think it stinks. Sure, it has a lot of good information for boaters, and they're adding more every day, but it will probably never be finished. Furthermore, I don't even own a boat. And I wouldn't have a boat even if someone gave me one. Boats are a waste of money and time and energy and money! They're just a hole in the water you pour money into. If you gave me a boat, I'd sell it quicker then you could say Baggywrinkle. Then I'd lock up the cash with all my other money so I could keep my eye on it and count it every day. Bah humbug."

FROM Daisy: "I'm just so glad that Donald got the boat so we and the boys could enjoy boating — together. And of course all of the girls, April, May, and June, love to be on the water too, especially when that is where the boys are. Oh poor Scrooge, boating is more fun then you could possibly imagine."

FROM Scrooge: "After seeing how much fun you all have on the water together, I regret that I didn't have that much fun when I was young. I've had a change of heart, and I'm giving each of you a Lifetime Academy Membership."

FROM Editor: "For those of you that have stayed with us this far, many thanks, and we hope that you found this little narrative informative. Your faithful support inspires us to keep working on this phenomenal website. We know that we have a lot more to do. Ultimately, we hope that we can help you enjoy the wonder filled world of boating as much as we do. We are all waiting to see what you have to say about this webpage article. Submit any comments via email To: Comments♣EverythingAboutBoats.org (Replace "♣" with "@"). Be sure to include this page's title in the subject line. Also, your corrections, updates, additions and suggestions are welcomed. Please submit them via email To: Editor♣EverythingAboutBoats.org (Replace "♣" with "@"). It has been truly amazing to see what we have been able to accomplished when we've worked together. Thanks to all those that have donated their valuable time and energy, and a special THANK YOU to all that have supported this cause with their membership donations."

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