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For Sale: 28' fiberglass, wood fired steam launch Email Seller PM Seller
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2696 Tue April 3, 2018
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Description: 28' fiberglass steam launch "Hope". Former San Joaquin, built 1985. Solid mahogany interior, teak veneer decks, and a bright floor, all varnish is in impecible condition. Solid canopy. Twin axle steel trailer.

Wood fired steel water tube boiler 65 sq ft heating surface 180 psi. 3/8" penberthy, belted reciprocating pump, hand pump, and an 1895 Blake duplex pump for boiler feed. Condensing for use in salt water.

1905 Davis & Son, Kingston Ontario 3.125" x 5.5" x 5" radial valve piston valve compound engine.

I restored the boat from the keel up. Everything was gone through from 2015 to 2017. Major hull, engine, and boiler casing work.

commissioned for the year, Hope was in the water for the CT spring boat show in Essex the first weekend in May. Runs great.

She's listed with Northstar yacht sales in Rhode Island.
She's sitting on her trailer in the boathouse, ready to go. Located in southern Rhode Island.
Keywords: Steam launch compound engine boiler boat trailer
Location: Saunderstown, Rhode Island

Registered: April 2018
Location: Saunderstown, Rhode Island

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