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A triple expansion engine room
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Main engine throttle
· Date: Sun, 28 October 12 · Views: 229
· Filesize: 85.2kb, 85.2kb · Dimensions: 928 x 900 ·
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A.D.FROST

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Registered: September 2008
Location: Sunderland by the Sea
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Sun, 28 October 12 05:38

ESSO WANDSWORTH?
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chadburn
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Registered: June 2008
Location: North Yorkshire
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Sun, 28 October 12 12:52

The red handwheel manually operate's the Reversing Link's when engaged. Looking at the photo it is disengaged.

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Geordie Chief

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Sun, 28 October 12 13:50

Probably. It was sixty years ago when I handled that wheel. I bow to superior knowledge!
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John Rogers

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Sun, 28 October 12 14:21

I stood along side of the 2nd engineer a few times when he would try to stop the prop vibrating when it came out of the water crossing the N.Atlantic. Every time the stern came up he would pull that large lever down, or up, (I forget now) 62 years ago is a long time ago.
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