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Old 01 July 2013, 12:02   #31
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Originally Posted by BeetleBug View Post

I could not agree more! They used to power the Tjeld (Nato = Nasty) class MTB`s up to 45 knots (50+ knots without weapons). 2 x Napier Deltic 18 cylinder turbo diesel engines. 3140 hp x 2 = 6280hp

Like one of these

Me old man used to look after a couple of the earlier converted aero engines Napier sea lions when he was working as an engineer on the RAF air/ sea rescue launches in the late 1940s.

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