1962-01-01

Diesel Engine Development and Towboat Applications* 620207

Since towboat size and speed have seemed to reach the limit of possible expansion, other solutions must be sought to reduce ton-mile costs. This paper describes briefly the development of towboat capacities, the improvements necessary for economical operation, and the power and mechanical designs required to make river vessels an effective and income producing industry.

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