By V. A. Stuart
The Crimean struggle rages on, and made up our minds to damage the stalemate, the British choose to ship a secret agent into Odessa. And who greater for this perilous challenge than Captain Phillip chance, newly promoted to command of the steam-powered Huntress and fluent in Russian? probability bravely takes at the job, yet saddled with a surly first lieutenant whose earlier captain died mysteriously and together with his staff suffering from an unknown sickness, probability quickly unearths he needs to depend upon his personal resourcefulness to outlive.
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Assume as 60% the rate of top overhaul. 2 Cylinder liners – 1 Withdrawal of cylinder liner, cleaning exposed areas as far as accessible, installation of new, owner’s supplied liner and rubber seals. Cylinder bore (mm) Man-hours per cylinder 500 550 600 650 700 750 800 850 900 950 1000 60 62 67 72 77 82 90 97 107 120 135 Note: Assuming that cylinder head, piston, and piston rod are already removed as part of the top or complete overhaul. 3 Bearing survey – 1 Opening up for inspection, exposing both halves, cleaning, calibrating, and presenting for survey.
2 Pipe clamps Supply and fitting of new pipe clamps together with the supply of new standard material fastenings. Including welding of clamp to ship’s structure. Pipe dia. 3 Spool pieces Removal of existing steel penetration pieces from bulkheads or decks, fabrication and installation of new straight, seamless steel, penetration pieces with two flanges and one flat bulkhead compensation flange welded in place. Including supply and installation of soft joint and standard material fastenings. Man-hours per spool piece Pipe dia.
Input the data into the table and use the formula to determine the weight of aluminum anodes for the period required. From the above tables and results, it will be seen that approximately three to four times the weight of zinc anodes are required, to that of aluminum, for the same protection. It is for this reason that, in larger vessels, aluminum is used in preference to zinc. Of course, aluminum is much more expensive than zinc. 11 Sea chests and strainers Opening up of sea chests by removing ship side strainers, cleaning, and painting with owner’s paints, as per hull treatment specification.