This paper describes the U.S. Navy Controllable Pitch Propeller Research and Development Program, of the late 1960's and early 1970's. It discusses the failure of the USS PATTERSON (FF 1061) and the USS BARBEY (FF 1088) research propellers and the redesign and test of the BARBEY propeller. It also discusses the SPRUANCE (DD 963) propeller land based test and sea trials. The application of the data obtained from the R&D program to DD 963, FFG 7 and future Navy designs is also discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at Joint Meeting of Flagship Section of American Society of Naval Engineers and Chesapeake Section of Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, April 19, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  United States  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • Angelo, J J
    • Petros, R M
    • Hauschildt, M
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 49 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173971
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 3 1978 12:00AM