Congressional Edition Volume 5291

Congressional Edition Volume 5291

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... circulating pumps, auxiliary condensers and pumps, main and auxiliary feed pumps, miscellaneous pumps, and forced draft blowers. Items of machinery installed but not completed: Main injection and outboard delivery valves and piping, feed tanks, feed heaters, waste and oil tanks, all boilers except drum casings, ash hoists, water piping, steam and exhaust piping, distilling plant, refrigerating machinery, mechanical telegraphs, floorings, ladders, and spare parts. Items of machinery under wav: Erecting main engines in shop, cylinders, engine framing, bedplates, crank shafts, valve gear, pistons, piston rods, etc., connecting rod and main bearing brasses, reversing gear, indicator gear, water service, throttle valves and gear, receiver pipes, turning engine and gear, propellers, workshop machinery, main injection and outboard delivery valves and piping, feed tanks, feed heaters, waste, oil, and tallow tanks, boilers, uptakes, smoke pipes, ash hoists, water piping, steam and exhaust piping, distilling plant, refrigerating machinery, mechanical telegraphs, etc., heating system, floorings, ladders, etc., safety and stop valve operating gear, and spare parts. Probable date of completion, July, 1908. Protected cruiser No. 20 (St. Louis).--This vessel underwent satisfactory final trials February 11,1907, and was finally accepted April 20, 1907. Protected cruiser No. 21 (Milwaukee).--This vessel underwent satisfactory preliminary trials July 26-27, 1900. The final trial was held June 3, 1907, and, with some minor items of work to be completed, the vessel is now ready for final acceptance, Protected cruiser No. 22 (Charleston).--This vessel was finally accepted November 10, 190G. Scout cruiser No. 1 (Cheste?-).--Date of contract, May 4, 1905. Contract...show more

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  • Paperback | 436 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 776g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236622553
  • 9781236622556