This vintage book is a selection of vintage articles on the installation of engines in model boats, taken from “The Model Engineer and Electrician”. With detailed diagrams and clear, step-by-step instructions, these timeless articles will be of considerable utility to the modern enthusiast. Contents include: “The Model T.B.D. 'Mastif'”, “Model Power Boat Notes”, “An Automatic Working Model Battleship”, “Making Paper Hulls”, “Originality in Ship Modelling”, “Propellers”, “A Twin-Screw Flash Steam Plant”, “Advantages of a Large Scale”, “Coal Fired Boilers”, “Reversing Electric Motors”, “Reversing Electric Motors”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on model building.