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British Industrial History

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Bristol Proteus

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1950. Coupled 7000 H.P.
1951. Propeller Turbine.
1952. Drawing of Bristol Proteus (Series 700).
1953. 705.
1955. Mk 705.

First successful gas turbine engine design from the Bristol Engine Co.[1]

Proteus pioneered the use of gas turbines in the navy and in the Central Electricity Generating Board.

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