04305710 is referenced by 12 patents and cites 12 patents.

A propulsion transmission for driving a fixed pitch propeller of a ship, the transmission including a prime mover, that is a power source, such as a gas turbine engine, or a diesel engine for example, and also having a disengageable clutch between the prime mover and the propeller and for transmitting power to the propeller for driving it in a forward direction. The transmission also includes a hydraulic torque converter of the single stage, fixed housing type and which is connected between the prime mover and the propeller for driving the propeller in the reverse direction when the disengageable clutch is inoperative.

Title
Ship propulsion transmission having a torque converter for driving a fixed pitch propeller in reverse
Application Number
6/48077
Publication Number
4305710
Application Date
June 13, 1979
Publication Date
December 15, 1981
Inventor
Raymond C Schneider
Rockford
IL, US
Agent
James E Nilles
Assignee
Twin Disc Incorporated
WI, US
IPC
B63H 23/26
View Original Source