Diesel Propulsion

Some articles on diesel propulsion, diesel:

Dee Why Ferry - Demise
... Though still in front line use, the advantages of diesel propulsion over steam had become apparent when another Manly ferry - Bellubera - was converted to ... When boiler oil fuel was available cheaply, diesel propulsion possessed no real advantage, cost-wise, but after World War Two, with falling patronage, the P.J ... by using the steamers left in the fleet less and less, and for the first time, in 1952, diesel vessels did more runs than steamers ...