Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport


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Model: ?
Make: Unknown
Inboard/Outboard: ?
Engine Type: Steam
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Engine Design:
Overall Condition: Excellent
Rebuilt/Restored: Untouched
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Cylinders: 2
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Stoke:
Coolant:
Accession:1988.43

Remarks: This engine is identified by King/Fix as 1953.3641. See memo from King to Registrar in correspondence file, under 1988.43. Per George King III, "Model of a two cylinder, return connecting rod, marine steam engine. This model represents an early application of steam power for screw propeller vessels. The model is constructed primarily of wood with several moving parts made of metal. It can be rotated for demonstration with an electric motor." Location taken from Rodi York e-mail dated 7/10/06.


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