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    MkXIV Torpedo Prop

    This arrived this week from Greece - delivered by a carrier with a Hernia as it very heavy.


    From the technical drawings it appears to be the rearmost propellor and shaft from a Mk 14 torpedo.

    ( page 71 -77)

    http://maritime.org/doc/torpedo/part2.htm

    There are numerous numbers on it.

    The shaft has SL10335 ; 91913 and 18376 as well as US anchor , and other symbols.

    The aft locking hub also has 91913 as well as 8538

    The prop has RH pitch 34 i" 3' ; 10001 - TP - 17546 17377 9/XXXX


    It came from Greece so I assume dredged up in the mediterranean.

    Can anyone confirm the above or divine any more details from the markings ?
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    I have managed to source the second contra rotating propellor and have agreed to purchase the tail cone to mount them in.

    My father in law has fabricated the propellor spindle and locking nut for the contra prop.

    The contra prop is marked Mk14 mod 3 and the tailbone Mk14 Keystone Naval Torpedo Station 1944.

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    Great score! I have a set of props for the MK14 torpedo as well and this AFT prop is definitely a match. REALLY NICE!

    Jason

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    Jason thank you. I have just received the tail cone and will post a picture when I have cleaned it up.

    Brian

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    As promised the picture of the two props and the tail cone.

    The metal has to be polished a bit more.

    The tail cone has some very nice markings as shown.

    Best Wishes

    Brian
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