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Parsons Steam Turbine

Charles Parsons steam turbine  Direct current generating set. 4.5 kW.  6000rpm.


A very early version of Charles Parsons steam turbine which revolutionized the way steam power is used today.

This turbine No 1219 was built in 1908 for a shipping company Worms and Co.

It was sent to a ship in Port Said, Egypt.

It was used to generate direct current electricity at 65 volts and 70 amps. for general ships lighting and supply to the searchlight.


DONATED BY the Widow of John Lewis Howard

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