How does a ship's propeller work?

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The movement of the propeller creates pressure as the water is displaced by the movement caused by the propeller. The water in essence moves in and out around the propeller forcing the propeller to move.
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1. Consult the ship's engineering documentation to determine the pitch of the ship's propeller. Pitch is the number of inches the ship moves forward for one full rotation of one propeller
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