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corredera de hélice

English translation: screw guide, propeller guide

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Spanish term or phrase:corredera de hélice
English translation:screw guide, propeller guide
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15:55 Oct 1, 2000
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Spanish term or phrase: corredera de hélice
terminología naútica de un buque
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propeller guide (or, more nautically) screw guide;
Explanation:
Or, if the context supports it, the valve in the hull fitting through which the propeller shaft passes.
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naPatent log
Peter Spence
napropeller shafthechicero
naIt may be referring to one of three possibilities.
Luis Luis
napropeller guide (or, more nautically) screw guide;Heathcliff


  

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propeller guide (or, more nautically) screw guide;


Explanation:
Or, if the context supports it, the valve in the hull fitting through which the propeller shaft passes.

Heathcliff
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It may be referring to one of three possibilities.


Explanation:
If the ship has an engine room located midship (which is the case with most break bulk cargo and passenger ships) then the propeller shaft runs from the engine room to the shaft seal at the stern (rear) in a long tunnel with many support bearings. Engine men can walk all the way from the engine room to the shaft seal inside this tunnel to check the shaft bearings. In this case it's referring to the tunnel with all the shaft bearings.
If the ship has the engine room aft (rear) then there is no tunnel. The propeller shaft goes from the engine room to the shaft seal, perhaps supported by one or two intermediate bearings, and to the outside. In this case it's referring mainly to the bearing seal which can be perhaps 10 feet long.
Lastly, in Navy ships and also ships with two propellers (screws) the shaft runs for a long distance (about 80 feet) on the outside of the hull and is supported by one or two struts (with bearings) before it reaches the position where the screws are located. In this case it's referring to the struts.

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Luis Luis

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1 day 4 hrs
propeller shaft


Explanation:
"portahélice" is another term, or even "eje de hélice." It may refer to the operating mechanism that makes the propeller go - sometimes a pulley-aparatus (polea) or a belt (correa, but I doubt it. "Corredera" specifically refers to the track along which something runs, glides, slides.


    many dictionaries and some past translations
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1 day 19 hrs
Patent log


Explanation:
Corredera means log (that is, the apparatus used to measure the vessel's speed through the water). The name comes from the ancient type in which a knotted cord attached to a piece of timber was allowed to run out (correr)over the stern and the speed was measured in "knots". A patent log consists of an impeller which rotates as it is towed behind the vessel, a braided line attaches the impeller to a device like a speedometer, from which the vessel's speed is read. Though the patent log has now been replaced by the pitot-static log and all sorts of fancy electronics, it is still carried by many ships and - especially - yachts. Hope this is of some use.


    Marine Encyclopedia - Capt. H. Paasch
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