Fifteen papers presented at the Washington symposium are included. Marine applications of nuclear power are discussed with regard to maritime regulations and marine insurance. The designs of the first nuclear merchant vessel and its pressurized water reactor are given. Other reactor designs proposed for merchant ship applications are boiling water, organic moderated, and gas cooled reactors.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • A symposium held in Washington, D.C., July 30, 1957.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Atomic Energy Commission

    Division of Reactor Development, Maritime Reactor Branch
    Washington, DC  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1957-7-30

Media Info

  • Pagination: 196 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026047
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 4 1973 12:00AM