gas-turbine ship


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Noun1.gas-turbine ship - a ship powered by a gas turbine
gas turbine - turbine that converts the chemical energy of a liquid fuel into mechanical energy by internal combustion; gaseous products of the fuel (which is burned in compressed air) are expanded through a turbine
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
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On gas-turbine ships, there are four major types of casualties that could impact flight operations: main engine, reduction gear/ shafting, control reversible-pitch propeller and electrical.
Most surface ships, including all gas-turbine ships, do not have fixed propellers.