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external-combustion engine in which heat is used to raise steam which either turns a turbine or forces a piston to move up and down in a cylinder

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From 1929 to 1931 William served as 4th engineer on the British India Steam Navigation Company ship Quiloa.
These shifts were assisted by new infrastructure, like the Suez Canal, and national strategic factors, like the subsidy given to oceanic steam navigation for the swift passage of official mail.
The Dilwara was built in 1935 by Barclay, Curle & Company in Glasgow for The British India Steam Navigation Company.
But soon the Haji Committee and certain sections of the Muslim community approached the Scindia Steam Navigation Company for berthing its steamers to carry this traffic as some of the Bengali Muslims were dissatisfied with the services of the agents of Mogul Line for trying to induce the Indian Government to close the Calcutta (Kolkata) port for pilgrim traffic.
P&O, which originated from Beaufort Shipping Agency; the ship and operations agency of the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) vessels in Australia, provides key marine services partnering with governments and the private sector alike.
The British merchant ship SS Gairsoppa was a cargo vessel of the British Indian Steam Navigation Company and was sunk during the Second World War off Ireland's coast.
It was launched in 1915 for the Pacific Steam Navigation Co and taken over by Cunard as a troop ship in 1941.
The merchant ship belonged to the British India Steam Navigation Company and was ordered into the merchant navy fleet at the outbreak of World War II.
They had to turn the park at Eyre Square into a camp site to accommodate the visitors, the Midland and Great Western Railway could not cope with the number of passengers who wanted to travel, and the Lough Corrib Steam Navigation Company had to put on a special service from Cong.
The British-India Steam Navigation Company's vessel, which weighed in at 5030 tonnes, has broken up because of the waves and the MV Dara is now slowly rusting into the seabed.
It gained operational control of the other four ports through its buyout of Britain's Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co.
Having landed on Dubai shores with the British India Steam Navigation Organisation in 1967, Odhrani obtained employment in an automotive spare parts and services company.
Louis Seattle and other cities and dealing a blow to steam navigation as well as river and canal transportation leading the way for telegraph lines and the demise of the Pony Express and changing the nation's time-keeping habits with "railway time.
Different as their talents may have been, all of these men came to be involved at the earliest stage of steam navigation.