One of Mystic Seaport’s
most admired vessels
FAMOUS EXCURSION STEAMER “SABINO”
Completely Finished & Display Ready
acquired by Mystic Seaport in 1973 and underwent a five-year refit. In 1992 she was declared a National Historic Landmark
The adoption of steam for small passenger and cargo-carrying vessels in the United States occurred in the first decade of the 19th Century. Steam passenger and cargo vessels dominated the American Excursion Fleet. One of two surviving members of the unlicensed steamer
the fact that both continue in operation, keeping alive a tradition of a now vanished technology.
and materials to replicate in the tiniest detail all the things that make up an accurate recreation of this outstanding quality.
These include a properly formed hull finished in multiple coats of hand-rubbed enamel and varnished brightwork. The screened
rails, wood benches, accurate standing rigging, tall stack, shielded running lights, and all sorts of deck hardware and fittings
are accurate to the last detail.
SABINO’S HISTORY: For a detailed
history see: http://www.nps.gov/history/maritime/nhl/sabino.htm
- L/B/D: 57′ 1″ × 22′ 3″ × 6′ 4″
- Official Number 205213
- Displacement: 24 GRT, 8 Net
- Hull: wood
- Built: W. Irving Adams shipyard in East Boothbay, Maine in