NUCLEAR MERCHANT SHIP REACTOR FINAL SAFEGUARDS REPORT. VOLUME 1: DESCRIPTION OF THE NS SAVANNAH

This part of the final safeguards report for the nuclear merchant ship reactor presents a description of the N.S. Savannah, discussing the ship and its power plant, with particular emphasis on those features which are pertinent to the vessel's safe operation. The ship description includes: hull structure and compartments; deck arrangements; machinery spaces; reactor compartment and secondary shield; and ship control and communications equipment. The power plant description focuses on: the propulsion system; reactor assembly and coolant system; reactor plant auxiliary and control systems; containment vessel; fixed radiation monitoring system; shielding; radioactive waste management; and power plant auxiliary systems. Appendices provide data on error analysis, a list of penetrations, and radiation damage to the reactor vessel.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number BAW-1164-Vol-1.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Babcock and Wilcox Company

    Atomic Energy Division
    Lynchburg, VA  USA  24504
  • Authors:
    • Kulynych, G E
  • Publication Date: 1960-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 228 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00027600
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: BAW-1164 Final Rpt
  • Contract Numbers: AT(30-3)-274
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 9 1973 12:00AM