NS SAVANNAH OPERATIONS, MAY 1962 THROUGH MARCH 1963

A summary is presented of the overall performance of the reactor plant and of the ship during the nine month period specified. Also included are details of manning, the organization of a shoreside engineering and ship support group, servicing and maintenance facilities, and certain administrative features of the program. Among the changes being made are: 1) a new, improved reactor compartment ventilation system is being installed; 2) the radiation monitoring system is being replaced with one which will result in greater instrument sensitivities; 3) to eliminate a partial scramming of control rods, a change in the reactor scram system is being incorporated; 4) to incorporate a high pressure reactor scram at 2000 psig, a second change to the scram circuit is being made, and a revised pump current monitor scram circuit is being installed; and 5) modifications are being made to the take home motor system.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number TODD/SML-NSS-6.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Todd Shipyards Corporation

    Los Angeles Division
    San Pedro, CA  USA 

    States Marine Lines, Incorporated

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  • Publication Date: 1963-3-15

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 140 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026641
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TODD/SML-NSS-6
  • Contract Numbers: MA-2206, MA-1889
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1973 12:00AM