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  1. The Engine Room
    A question for the engineers from a former R/O. In 1986 I was working on a Greek built product tanker (Brassie/3FCG) as R/O. We were crossing the Pacific with a following sea and the ship was surfing. As the stern rose the prop was briefly relieved of its full load sometimes and when this...
  2. TURBO

    On voyage from Batum to Hamburg the British tanker TURBO was beached near Den Helder and broke in two pieces on 6th January 1908 during a heavy gale. At the time of her loss she was owned by Lane & Macandrew Ltd. - Petroleum Shipping Company, London. Built by Sir James Laing & Sons, Sunderland...
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