Heavy Duty Marine Gas Turbines: A Case Study PUBLIC ACCESS

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R. A. Jones

The Broken Hill Proprietary Co., Ltd., Newcastle, NSW, Australia

W. J. Hefner

General Electric Co., Schenectady, NY

Paper No. 72-GT-68, pp. V001T01A067; 14 pages
  • ASME 1972 International Gas Turbine and Fluids Engineering Conference and Products Show
  • ASME 1972 International Gas Turbine and Fluids Engineering Conference and Products Show
  • San Francisco, California, USA, March 26–30, 1972
  • Conference Sponsors: International Gas Turbine Institute
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-7981-8
  • Copyright © 1972 by ASME


The Broken Hills Proprietary Company, Ltd. of Australia is building two gas turbine powered roll-on, roll-off ships. The main propulsion plants of these unique vessels are General Electric Model Series–5002 heavy duty marine gas turbines. This paper describes some of the features of these ships and their gas turbines as well as reviewing the controls and supporting systems.

Copyright © 1972 by ASME
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