HomeBookmark Info.comMake Info.com your HomepagePlugins Visit other Info sites:
Info.com - Your independent search platform...

What is a donkey engine?

Find out how the uniquely named donkey engine works and where one is usually found.

An example of a basic donkey engine. [©Shutterstock, 2010]
©Shutterstock, 2010
An example of a basic donkey engine.

A donkey engine is a small auxiliary engine which is usually portable or semi-portable. Powered by steam, compressed air, or other means, it is often used to power a windlass or lift cargo on shipboard.

Related articles

Search the Web

We are not lawyers or legal professionals, nor are we financial counselors or professionals. The content of this Web site is intended to provide general information and advice. Prior to making any legal or financial decision, you should consult a licensed professional. For more information see Terms of Service/Usage Agreement.
Home   |   About   |   Media Comments   |   Legal & Privacy Policy   |   Tell a friend   |   Contact
Copyright © 2012 Info.com – All Rights Reserved.