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    Hi."Acknowledgement to Arco Publishing Co . NY. For this "Photo".
    The world's largest ship's propeller has been manufactured by Hyundai Heavy Industries for a 7,200 TEU container vessel owned by Hapag Lloyd. As tall as a three storey building, the 9.1 metre diameter, six bladed propeller weighs in at 101.5 tons.
    The following photo is a 72 ton propeller fitted to the tanker Loannis coloctronis.
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    A real big one. The ship is not that large, only 7,200 containers, when many Panamax hold 14,000. Two props gives backup. May one is for cheapness of manufacture and/or cheap in running costs.
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    Default even larger ships propeller?


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    Amazing. There are still a couple of large props on the waste ground of the former SMM foundry by the tolls of the Wallasey Tunnel. They just seem to have been abandoned. I believe the Titanics prop was made there.

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    The 300,000 ton tankers I used to navigate had a 4 blade Propeller 9.7m in diameter. approx. 32 feet.

    The biggest ship I ever went on was the Batillus, 555,000 DWT
    she had two props and two rudders.
    I landed on her fore deck by helicpter and went on the bridge, off Cape Town in August 1976 on her maiden voyage, she was bound for the Gulf. so I sailed around the Cape of Good Hope during a six hour helicopter operation to transferr stores.
    She was BIG.
    Tonnage: 275,276 GT
    555,000 DWT
    225,473 NT
    Length: LOA: 414.22 metres (1,359.0 ft)

    LBP: 401.10 metres (1,315.9 ft)
    Beam: 63.01 metres (206.7 ft)
    Draught: 28.5 metres (94 ft)
    Depth: 35.01 metres (114.9 ft)
    Installed power: 64,800bhp (48,321.5kW)
    Propulsion: 4 ? Stal Laval steam turbine engines
    2 ? propellers
    Speed: 16 knots (30 km/h; 18 mph)

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    Nice one Captain. I believe they are a bugger to stop.

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