The 45,430 tdw, bulk and tar carrier "Iron Carpentaria" has a length oa of 202.70 m, a beam of 27.50 m, a draft of 12.50 m and is powered by a G.E. MS3002R gas turbine developing 11,000 shp at 6556 rpm. Service speed is 15.00 knots. The most interesting aspect of the vessel is that it is the first merchant ship application of a heavy duty gas turbine and an epicyclic gearbox.

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    IPC Industrial Press Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-5

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  • Accession Number: 00184837
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1979 12:00AM