SU6303 : HMS Stalker - port engine room

taken 9 years ago, near to North End, Portsmouth, Great Britain

HMS Stalker - port engine room
HMS Stalker - port engine room
Although urban explorers have been here, this was an official visit to gather information to pass onto parties that may be able to help preserve some of the machinery on board the last known LST (3). Built in Canada in 1945, Stalker has two 2750 horsepower four cylinder inverted vertical triple expansion engines that are about 22' long and 14' high. This is the port engine room looking onto the rear of the main engine and showing the Stephenson reversing link on the aft low pressure cylinder.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 July, 2010   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 23 October, 2014
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Historic sites and artefacts 
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Warship 
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Ship 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 639 036 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.7159N 1:5.6360W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 639 036
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