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Old 7th August 2012, 19:58
Jeff Taylor Jeff Taylor is offline  
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Most of the older ships (including QE2) were electrically driven centrifugals powering a 2 pipe system with steam terminal reheats for cabin temp control. I was always curious on a steamship why you'd have electric drive (in those days in NY office buildings we generally used Con Ed steam to drive turbines), but there you have it.
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