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Pioneer is based on a real class of VLCC. It is a single screw model, with a single balanced rudder, useful for training in standard ship handling techniques. This ship model equates to a 210,000 DWT VLCC, with a length of 324 metres, beam of 50 metres and draft of 19 metres.

PioneerTechnical specifications

Scale: 1:40
Deadweight: 210,000 tonnes
Length: 324m
Beam: 50m
Draft Forward: 19.2m
Draft Aft: 19.2m
Main Engine: Motor or Steam Turbine, 31,000 SHP
Propeller: Single six-bladed, right-handed
Rudder: Single balanced
Anchors: Halls stockless
Cables: 12 shackles each anchor

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