German merchant ship with 16,870 GRT built for the trial of nuclear marine propulsion. A Power reactor in which the heat is dissipated from the core ... with a thermal power of 38 Megawatt, million times the power unit of watt (W). 1 MW = 1... was used for propulsion. First nuclear voyage on 11th Oct. 1968. By the end of 1978, the ship travelled 642,000 nautical miles and transported 776,000 t freight. The “Otto Hahn” was shut down in 1979 and the System used to initiate, maintain and control a fission chai... system and all radioactive parts were disassembled and removed. The ship subsequently re-entered service following General: intake in the body. Specific: intake of radioactive... of conventional propulsion.