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turbine in which steam strikes blades and makes them turn

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Parsons Turbine Generators will supply two 250MW steam turbine generators for the three-year project on an island in the Hoogley River in West Bengal.
It was twin screw with a forward and aft full beam width engine room for the Parsons turbine drive to each propeller.
They will provide valuable manufacturing and project management work for Parsons Turbine Generators in Newcastle upon Tyne and its subsidiary, Rolls-Royce Power Generation Systems.
Ordered by the Cunard Company, it was built by Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson at Wallsend, which had the Parsons turbine engine fitted.
The famous vessel was powered by a Parsons Turbine which was patented by Sir Charles Algernon Parsons in 1884 who founded the company C.