Originally Posted by GordMay
, formerly "Jahre Viking", and “Seawise Giant”
1 - STEAM TURBINE 2 STAGE REDUCTION GEAR
- 50,000 HP
I wonder why they built that thing practically square in the bow.
No wonder it will only do 15kts. Seems like a good compromise to sacrifice the cargo space for a bit more speed. Might be able to make a few more trips per year.
What we don't see in that pic is the huge bulb that thing must have just below the water