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Rolls-Royce Engines: RM60

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1953.

NB This is a sub-section of Rolls-Royce

Marine gas turbine, designed specifically for marine use.

1953 The RM60 had undergone shore trials and was being fitted in HMS Grey Goose[1]. The engine had an output of 8,000 h.p. and would give the ship a speed of over 35 knots. [2] (NB a later reference says the engine was capable of developing 6,000 hp[3]).


Two of these engines were also ordered by the US Navy

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, June 15, 1953
  2. FLIGHT, 16 January 1953 page 72.
  3. The Times, June 15, 1953