Images showing progression of ship steam propulsion from coal-fired to oil-fired to nuclear powered ship NS Savannah
United States USA Date:1956 Duration:3 min 7 sec Sound:Yes
Brief view of model of the original USS Savannah steam powered sidewheeler ship of 1819. View of steam plant inside a newer ship. Pistons driving crankshaft. Fireman stoking boiler with coal. View of oil storage tanks. The USS United States steamship underway. Cargoes being loaded aboard a freighter at a pier. Grain being loaded into a cargo vessel. A foreign port. An ocean liner. Engineers discussing nuclear power. Animation of atoms in motion. An early nuclear power plant installation in the United States. An open view of fuel rods in a nuclear reactor (referred to as an atomic furnace by the narrator). View of Control room in nuclear power plant with many lit dials, levers, buttons, and controls. Engineers placing cutouts of reactor on diagram of ship. Model of the NS Savannah. President Eisenhower speaking.View of U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Marine architects of George G. Sharp incorporated, working on design of the NS Savannah. Cutaway model showing position of reactor inside the ship.
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