Turbinia TS Turbinia epitomises the achievements of Sir Charles Parsons (1854-1931), world-renowned engineer and inventor. Turbinia is powered by his greatest invention, the first practical steam turbine, which transformed high-speed ship propulsion and established the foundation for present-day electrical power generation.
Erected: 30 November 1995
Plaque Colour: Grey
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Location: Discovery Museum, Blandford Square
Metropolitan District: Newcastle upon Tyne City Council
Metropolitan District Ward: Westgate
UK Parliament Constituency: Newcastle upon Tyne Central