Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport


Bridgeport Motor Co. R-1


Engine Builder: The Bridgeport Motor Co., Inc., Bridgeport, Conn.
Model: R-1
Make: Bridgeport Motor Co.
Inboard/Outboard: Inboard
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date: c. 1912
Engine Design: Two-Stroke
Overall Condition: Fair
Rebuilt/Restored: Untouched
Horsepower: 8
Cylinders: 1
Bore:
Stoke:
Coolant:
Accession:1963.718

Remarks: Make and break ignition, Schebler carburetor DX 65 (choke valve missing) Exhaust manifold in poor condition, otherwise good candidate for restoration. The c. 1912 production date is an estimate based on file contents. Turns over freely. (2/14/08: Inspection at MILL C-2 indicates that this engine is now frozen, i.e. will not turn over.)


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