These men are waiting for the first of over 100 plus tons of new machinery for “Americas Finest”, wow! And she will still float! The engine, gear box and generator. For you purists the last image is a copy of the packing slip attached to the engine cover with a facsimile of the engine.

The next six images follow the 6500hp 60 plus ton main engine from the ground to its new place of work.2-10-10-16-folder-143_dsc2465-copy

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Next up the coupler for engine to gear box…

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Next in line the gear box, a highly sophisticated huge piece of machinery.

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Last but by all means not least the all important ships power, the generator.

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This last image is the entire days work with all the equipment in place viewed from the engine (bow looking aft) towards the generator. They are all tucked away where they were engineered to be.16-10-10-16-folder-143_dsc2884-copy

As stated in the opening comment here is the engine facsimile.

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