Original Vickers Marine Gas Turbine

Made:
1947 in Greater Manchester and United Kingdom
maker:
Metropolitan-Vickers Electrical Company Limited
Original Marine Gas Turbine (1947),  by Metropolitan-Vickers.   Serial nos.  A524777; MV37.  Fitted in M.G.B.2009.  3/4 Original Marine Gas Turbine (1947),  by Metropolitan-Vickers.   Serial nos.  A524777; MV37.  Fitted in M.G.B.2009.  3/4

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Original Marine Gas Turbine (1947), by Metropolitan-Vickers. Serial nos. A524777; MV37. Fitted in M.G.B.2009. 3/4
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Original Marine Gas Turbine (1947), by Metropolitan-Vickers. Serial nos. A524777; MV37. Fitted in M.G.B.2009. 3/4
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Original Vickers marine gas turbine engine frmo the triple-screw motor-gun boat the '2009' (1947), powered by a nine stage axial-flow compressor and fitted with radio interference compressors, by Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Co. Ltd., Manchester, 1947

Details

Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1949-175
Materials:
aluminium alloy, brass (copper, zinc alloy), electrical components, paint and steel (metal)
type:
turbine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Board of Admiralty