Reciprocating engines

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The Titanic had 2 triple expansion reciprocating engines. The engines were located on the orlop deck, aft of boiler room 1. The reciprocating engines drove(turned) the port, and srarboard propellers. Aft of the reciprocating engines was the turbine engines. The reciprocating engines were 4 storeys tall. The engines were run by steam from the boiler rooms. The reciprocating room was vemted through a sklight shaft going up to the boat deck. The left over steam went aft to drive the turbine engine

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