W H Allen T47 2-stroke
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The W H Allen T47 is the only pressure-charged engine in the collection and is all the more unusual since it is a 2-stroke engine. The engine was recovered from Ten Mile Bank.
4 cylinder supercharged 2-stroke diesel engine with exhaust valves.
Built to a Burmeister and Wain design licensed to W H Allen of Bedford by Harland & Wolff of Belfast.
Model Designator: T47
Cubic Capacity: 124 litres
(7677 Cu. Inch)
Bore 390mm, stroke 470mm
Nominal Power Output: 375 BHP
Fuel Injectors: CAV
Lubrication Type: Flywheel driven lobe pump through twin filter.
Engine weight: approx. 14 tonnes
Fly-wheel Weight: approx. 2.5 tonnes
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