Fuel system

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System supplying liquid fuel from a tank to an engine, either by gravity feed or by pumping.


Note: In lighthouse practice the fuel may be supplied directly by gravity feed or via a day-tank that can be refilled by hand pumping or by an automatically-controlled electric pump.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM