Beyond the boiler rooms Mr Monkey found the engine room. This was filled with a two cylinder, single expansion, Penn trunk steam engine which was a little complicated for Mr Monkey especially as they'd just announced they were going to shut the ship very soon. Using the steam engine by itself HMS Warrior could get up to 14.3 knots, making it the fastest warship in the world for a while.
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