TY 'Tarantula', 1902.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

TY 'Tarantula', 1902.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

Description

Model (scale 1:32). The succesful development of the steam turbine was due to Sir Charles A Parsons and his experimental yacht, the 'Turbinia'. The 'Tarantula' is of special interest because of her similarity. She was constructed at Poplar by Yarrow and Company for Colonel H L B McCalmont. The hull was designed on the lines of the contemporary first clas torpedo boats. The engines consisted of a three-shaft arrangement of parallel-flow turbines built by the Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Company.
 

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10266270
 

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