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Old 14th December 2019, 21:55
OilJiver OilJiver is offline  
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Originally Posted by Stephen J. Card View Post
Sounds better more we hear!

Yes, quite some machinery fit (inc DP) in an old lady. Guess the Schottel Pump Jet main thruster itself might be reasonably quiet (Ahd), and if electric drive, main DGs most certainly on resilient mounts. If mechanical drive via GB to Schottel, Main Engs maybe res mounts but maybe not, so significant more noise of course if that’s the case.
Whatever – a handsome vessel for sure and doubtless v pleasing manoeuvrability.
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