Preble Hall

The US Navy & the Development of High Steam Engines, Part I: 1930-1940

Episode Summary

Tyler Pitrof discusses his doctoral research on the U.S. Navy's development of high steam engines from 1930 to 1945. In Part I, he discusses the technology, one of the key proponents, and both the challenges and opportunities this presented for operations in World War II

Episode Notes

Preble Hall is produced by the United States Naval Academy Museum


A History of the Navy in 100 Objects from the USNA Museum

Host: Dr. Marcus Jones, Professor of History, US Naval Academy

Date recorded: 7 May 2020