GAS TURBINE WATERJETS POWER 750-PASSENGER FERRY

A description of a gas turbine powered ferryboat is presented. The selection of a gas turbine power plant over a diesel engine of the same power output is discussed, with advantages of the gas turbine given. The ferry is propelled by a waterjet instead of a regular propeller, and reasons for this are also explained. Brief descriptions of the gas turbines selected, the waterjets, electrical generating system and fuel requirements are also included in the article.

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  • Pagination: p. 30-33
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00097520
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 24 1975 12:00AM