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Kind of Engine

The kind of main engine is indicated by one of the following abbreviations and in case where plural sets of main engines are installed, a figure corresponding to the number is indicated before the abbreviation for the kind of engine.
D Diesel Engine
E Electric Motor
T Steam Turbine
In case of diesel engines, details such as cycle, acting and the number of cylinders are indicated; for example,
2 SA 6 CY 2 Stroke Single Acting, 6 Cylinders
2 DA 6 CY 2 Stroke Double Acting, 6 Cylinders
4 SA 6 CY 4 Stroke Single Acting, 6 Cylinders
In case of steam turbines details are indicated; for example,
HP & LP drg High pressure and low pressure cross compound turbine with double reduction gearing