Parson's no. 2 geared turbine fitted to a launch, with two explanatory diagrams

Made:
1897 in Wallsend
maker:
Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Company Limited
Parson's no. 2 geared turbine fitted to a launch, with two explanatory diagrams (steam turbine; turbine)

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Marine steam turbine reduction gearing from the first geared turbine vessel, engine fitted in 1897 by Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Company Limited, Wallsend, c.1897, with table (see note)

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1913-424
Materials:
steel (metal), brass (copper, zinc alloy), paint, wood (unidentified), copper (alloy) and asbestos
Measurements:
overall: 865 mm x 825 mm x 1000 mm,
type:
steam turbine and turbine
credit:
ASD Limited