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sister sh new jumbo ferry /pecif ier wciuke/hci \A/oi ilsc auKiliciry power

You're looking at the world's largest double-end ferry . . . capable of carrying 2,000 passengers and 206 autos. She's the "Spokane", ship of the "Walla Walla," and part of the 21-vessel fleet of the Washington State Ferry System.

Auxiliary power for both jumbo ferries is all Wau- kesha. Two model L5792 DM gen-sets supply 550 kw each at 900 rpm for ship's service. Another

Waukesha H1077 DM gen-set provides 100 kw at 1200 rpm for vital services. The fourth

Waukesha, an H1077 DM is an emergency set ready to deliver 125 kw at 1800 rpm.

The exceptional reliability of Waukesha engine-gen- erators is only one of many reasons for their lUnUKESHIIl increasing popularity. For the full story, ask your Waukesha Distributor for a copy of the new Marine Energy Systems Bulletin M-008.

It's all in there for you.


One of two Waukesha L5792 DM gen-sets which supply auxiliary power for the "Spokane".

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