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USS Pampanito (SS-383) Propeller Details

Photo of four bladed submarine propeller.Photo of propeller cap.

We need a pair of props and caps.

Material - Manganese Bronze
No. - 2
No. of Blades - 4 each
Rotation - Stbd. R.H., Port L.H.
Buships Drawing SS212-S44-01, Alt. 6
S.H.P. (max. total, 2 Shafts - 4 Engines) - 5,400
R.P.M. (Design) - 280
M.W.R. - .244
Disc Area - 47.68 sq. ft.
B.T.F. - Variable
Proj. Area - 19.19 sq. ft.
PA/DA - 0.402
Dia. - 7.791 ft.
Pitch Ratio (At 33-5R) - 1.131
Pitch (design) (At 33.5" R) - 8.812 ft.
Developed Area - 23.24 sq. ft.
Height, lower blade tip above keel - 2 ft. 10 1/4 inches.
Min. tip clearance to hull - 12 1/4 inches.
Imersion, C.L. of hub at design draft - 8 ft. 10 1/2 inches
Min. Clearance, leading edge to strut - 20 1/4 inches
Total Weight: Port 3052 lbs, Cap. 116 lbs.
Total Weight: Stbd. 3084 lbs., Cap. 114 lbs.

The part number for the caps map be 2010-00-834-6085

A Tench class 5 bladed propeller with its longer cone.
This is a Tench class 5 bladed propeller with its longer cone. A pair of these would be a good second best.

 

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