Historic Steamboat at Mystic Seaport to Cruise on Diesel Electric Power

The Sabino, the oldest regularly operating coal-powered steamboat in the U.S., is being converted to electrical propulsion using diesel generators. (Photo: Mystic Seaport Museum)


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MYSTIC — The 1908 Sabino wooden steamboat that once chugged along the Mystic River powered by a coal-fired furnace will soon be propelled by diesel electric generators, despite Mystic Seaport Museum ...

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