Sectioned model of the Gas Turbine fitted in the M.S. 'Auris'

Made:
1951-1953 in Rugby
maker:
British Thomson-Houston Company Limited

Sectioned model, scale 1:8, of the marine gas turbine fitted in the M.S. 'Auris', (c. 1951), the first merchant ship to be fitted by gas-turbine propulsion, by British Thomson-Houston Company Limited, with glazed case on table stand (see note).

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Category:
Marine Engines
Object Number:
1953-227
Materials:
aluminium (metal), complete, copper (alloy), plastic (unidentified), steel (metal)
type:
turbine
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • vehicle - transportation
  • visual and verbal communication
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Co.

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