Patents

Richard Trevithick’s Patents


1802

Construction of steam engines to drive steam carriages and other purposes (with Andrew Vivian)

1808
Machinery for towing, driving, or discharging ships or other vessels: steam tug (with Robert Dickinson)

1808
Stowing ships cargoes by means of packages: iron tanks (with Robert Dickinson)

1809
1.Floating docks
2. Iron ships for Ocean Service
3. Iron Masts
4. Bending Timber
5. Diagonal Framing for Ships
6. Iron Buoys
7. Steam Engines for General Ships Use
8. Rowing Trunk
9. Steam Cooking (with Robert Dickinson)

1810
New Applications to propel ships to aid the recovery of shipwrecks; to promote the health and comfort of the mariners and other useful purposes (with Robert Dickinson)

1815
High Pressure Steam Engine; and application to useful purposes

1815
1. Plunger Pole Steam Engine
2. Reaction Turbine
3. High pressure steam acting on water which acts as a piston
4. the water from 3. used in 2. as in a Barker’s Mill
5. Screw Propeller

1816
A New Apparatus for evaporating water from solutions of vegetable substances

1827
New Methods for centring ordnance on pivots: Facilitating the charge of the same: and reducing manual labour in time of action

1828
New Methods of discharging ships cargoes and other purposes

1829
A New or Improved Steam Engine

1831
1. Boiler and Condenser
2. Condenser in Air Vessel
3. Surface Condenser
4. Condensed water returned to Boiler
5. Forced draught with hot air heated by condenser water

1831
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1832
Application of Steam Power to Navigation and Locomotion
1. Super heater
2. Cylinder kept in flue to be hotter than steam
3. Jet Propulsion of Vessels
4. Boiler and Super heater – applies to a Locomotive