Saturday, 15 April 2017

Oil fuelled engines to be used for new British battleships according the Dutch newspaper De Sumatra Post dated 10 April 1911

An item referred to a speech of Diesel on a conference of naval architects at London, England in which he stated that the battleships now under construction were to be out with the by him invented engines instead of the traditional coal fuelled engines. He was not allowed to supply more details.(1)

1. Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel (18 March 1858 Paris, France-29 September 1913 British Channel disappearing from the steamship Dresden ) inventor and mechanical engineer who invented the diesel engine.