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Re: Coal burners in Western Hemisphere.

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    There s also the little steamer Sabino at Mystic Seaport. She burns coal; I have no idea what they do with the ash. Bill Worden
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 9, 2013
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      There's also the little steamer Sabino at Mystic Seaport. She burns coal; I have no idea what they do with the ash.

      Bill Worden

      --- In carferry@yahoogroups.com, "vanousterhout" <vanousterhout@...> wrote:
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      > As far as coal burners in North America, the former SS Energy Independence (now Energy Enterprise), built at the General Dynamics shipyard in Mass. in the early 1980's, is also still in service. It only burns coal when outside US waters. Otherwise it runs on diesel or fuel oil. It utilizes a coal ash capture and retention system, but ultimately discharges the ash to the ocean when safely outside the reach of the EPA.
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      > http://www.intship.com/fleet/
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      > http://www.intship.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Belt_Bulk_Specs_ISH.pdf
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      > International Shipholding also operates two railroad car ferries in foreign markets - each is able to carry 113 cars.
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      > http://www.intship.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/RailFerry_Specs_ISH.pdf
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      > --- In carferry@yahoogroups.com, Robert VandeVusse <r.vandevusse@> wrote:
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      > > Great blog post! The only quibble I have is that there is another
      > > coal-fired vessel sailing in the Western Hemisphere. The RMS Segwun, which
      > > this year celebrated its 125th anniversary, operates on the Muskoka Lakes
      > > of Ontario. Barbara and I had the privilege of taking a lunch cruise this
      > > past summer, a thoroughly enjoyable experience. I asked the engineer how
      > > the ash was disposed of, an it, too, goes into the lake.
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      > > On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 5:22 PM, <n9mep@> wrote:
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      > > > Very good blog entry at.....
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      > > > http://www.ferrycabinnews.blogspot.com/
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      > > > Gerry Swanson
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      > > Bob VandeVusse
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