Screw Vessel

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Screw Vessel

 

a sea vessel driven by a screw propeller. Most of the ships in a modern powered fleet are screw vessels, including ordinary displacement vessels, submarines, and hydrofoils. Screw vessels may have one stern propeller (single-screw vessels) or several propellers (double-screw and triple-screw vessels); on some screw vessels (icebreakers and ferryboats) a propeller is also mounted in the bow section.

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