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Innovation in Propellers

Tip vortices – conventional versus Kappel. Tip vortices are tubes of circulating
water that are formed at the tip as the propeller generates thrust.

gCapatain has photos… 148 more words


Poland looking for OPCs

Rolls Royce proposal

Poland is planning some ships that have many similarities to the Offshore Patrol Cutters. We have talked about these a little already, in the context of an… 225 more words


Boutwell ALPAT Video

gCaptain brings us this video of an Alaska Patrol made on USCGC Boutwell.

378s are still out there doing the job.


Lightship LV-71, WWI U-Boat Victim Surveyed

MarineLink reports that the wreck of LV-71, a lighthouse that had been sunk by a U-boat during WWI while on watch on Diamond Shoal, is being surveyed. 12 more words


Taiwan Commissioned Two WHECs

Photo: Yilan (CG 128). (Taiwan Coast Guard Administration)

I mentioned this earlier in a comment on an earlier post, but Jane’s has more detail and much better pictures. 161 more words