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Question 8

Power & Propulsion — Engine Room Test

The watertight seal at the point where the propeller shaft goes through the hull bottom. It’s lubricated by seawater to keep it from overheating. Older ones drip; newer ones don’t and so usually have a tube carrying water from the raw-water system of the engine to effect lubrication.


Answer to Question 7: Fuel-water separator