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Engine for Nansen's polar exploration ship 'Fram', 1892. Photo on display at Tromso Polar Museum

of Norway

Now Aker ASA.

Formerly Akers Mekaniske Verksted, Norway's largest shipyard, which closed in 1982.

1892 Made the 169nIHP triple expansion engines for Nansen's polar exploration ship 'Fram'.[1] [2]


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] The Engineer, 24 March 1893, pp.246 & 252
  2. [2] Engineering, 7 July 1893