Gas Turbine Engines in the Royal Canadian Navy Prototype Hydrofoil Vessel

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S. E. Hopkins

Royal Canadian Navy

G. L. Amundrud

Canadian Forces Headquarters, Department of National Defence, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

J. Eng. Power 88(2), 139-143 (Apr 01, 1966) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3678496 History: Received October 19, 1965; Online January 10, 2012


The prototype hydrofoil vessel currently being designed and built for the Royal Canadian Navy employs gas turbine engines for propulsion and ancillary power. This paper describes the general arrangement and use of these engines in the hydrofoil ship and includes as background a brief description of the vessel.

Copyright © 1966 by ASME
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