Noiseless, Clean and Reliable: the Untold Story of HMCo.'s Electric Launches

Noiseless, Clean and Reliable: the Untold Story of HMCo.'s Electric Launches

Bristol
7pm
Gallery 26, 26 Burnside Street. Herreshoff Marine Museum's curator Evelyn Ansel tells of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company's adoption of electric motors for steam yacht tenders in the early twentieth century, a time when electric motors were viable head-to-head competitors with internal-combustion engines for small-craft auxiliary power as the era of the steam engine waned. $10-$20; reservations required. (401) 253-5000; events@herreshoff.org; herreshoff.org.