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Old 10-14-2019, 08:29 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by psneeld View Post
ironwood....marvelous stuff...


Anyone with experience with it ever spend much time icebreaking or in Arctic/Antartic waters?


Copper sheathing? Unless very thick plate not much protection from real ice...just against abrasion in newly forming ice.
The copper was designed to protect the hull from the blasts from the mines, donít know the thickness nor the efficiency for ice protection
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