BRILLIANT

  • General
    • Vessel Name : BRILLIANT
    • Operator : MYSTIC SEAPORT MUSEUM, INC.
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Passenger (Cruise)
    • Vessel Type : Passenger Vessel
    • Construction : Wood
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 97
  • Location
    • City : MYSTIC
    • STATE : CT
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 28
    • Passenger Capacity : 12
  • Size
    • Register length : 53 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 14.7 Feet
    • Overall Length : 61.6 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 14.8 Feet
    • Load draft : 9.1 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8 Feet
    • Height : 78 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1932
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 231472

MYSTIC SEAPORT MUSEUM, INC.

  • Area of Operation : MYSTIC RIVER, CHESAPEAKE BAY TO EASTPORT, ME; AND ALL LAKES, BAYS, RIVERS AND SOUNDS APPROACHABLE FROM SEA WITHIN THIS AREA
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS

BRECK MARSHAL

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

LIBERTY

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Fiberglass

SABINO

  • Type : Excursion / Sightseeing Vessels
  • Construction : Wood

News

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2022

Marine News' Top Vessels of 2022

The November edition of Marine News magazine highlighted the most notable newbuilds delivered in 2022. From sturdy and nimble workboats, to the first new Jones Act laker in a generation, each vessel on display showcases the industry’s engineering prowess and technological ingenuity, with the focus on improving efficiency in operations.

Electric Eel: Electric Pusher Vessel Design Unveiled

Electric Eel: Electric Pusher Vessel Design Unveiled

Lithuanian ship designer Western Baltic Engineering (WBE) is unveiling new designs for what it believes is the first ever electric pusher vessel for use on Europe’s inland waterways called the Electric Eel.Klaipeda headquartered WBE said the first electric pusher is due to be built next year for the Lithuanian Inland Waterways Authority

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

Shackleton's Ship Endurance Found Beneath Antarctic Ice

The wreckage of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton’s ship Endurance, which was crushed by Antarctic ice and sank some 10,000 feet (3,000 m) to the ocean floor more than a century ago, has been found, a team searching for it said on Wednesday.The three-masted sailing ship was lost in November 1915 during Shackleton’s failed attempt to make the first land crossing of Antarctica.

In Memoriam: E. John Michel, MRCM (DV) USN (Ret), Chief-of-the-Boat, Bathyscaph Trieste

In Memoriam: E. John Michel, MRCM (DV) USN (Ret), Chief-of-the-Boat, Bathyscaph Trieste

REMEMBERING MY SHIPMATE JOHN MICHELWe met in January 1959 when I became the first Officer in Charge of the Navy’s newly acquired Bathyscaph Trieste and John was the first USN enlisted man to be assigned to the project.  We were based at the Naval Electronics Laboratory in San Diego.  Trieste was unique as there were only two deep diving manned submersibles in the world.

Obituary: Donald Keehan, founder, Advanced Polymer Coatings

Obituary: Donald Keehan, founder, Advanced Polymer Coatings

Advanced Polymer Coatings (APC), based in Avon, Ohio, announced the passing of its founder Donald Keehan on December 28, 2022, aged 87.In a statement the Keehan family said:“Don was key driving force behind the business, but much more than that, he was a brilliant mind, a great friend, and an extraordinary human being.

Virgin Voyages Announces Biofuels Push

Virgin Voyages Announces Biofuels Push

Richard Branson’s cruise line Virgin Voyages announced it has partnered with independent sustainability experts, the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB), along with three waste-based sustainable fuel providers to deliver low carbon fuels to the marine industry. Argent Energy

Bookshelf: Port Newark and the Origins of Container Shipping

Bookshelf: Port Newark and the Origins of Container Shipping

“An inventor is simply a fellow who doesn’t take his education too seriously.” –Charles KetteringJust for fun, try asking a friend a few questions.  Who developed the telephone?  Chances are that your friend will reply, Alexander Graham Bell.  Who developed the lightbulb?  That would be Thomas Edison. Who developed the telegraph?  That would be Samuel F.B. Morse.

Wabtec's Power Play

Wabtec's Power Play

With shipowners pressed to upgrade machinery to meet strict new emission targets, there’s much confusion with chatter surrounding ‘decarbonization’ and ‘future fuels’, solutions that don’t exist today – and may not exist in mass for another generation – cluttering the conversation. Enter Wabtec, formerly GE Transportation, which today offers a Tier 4 compliant engine with no need for urea.

Irving Cuts Steel for Canada's Sixth and Final Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship

Irving Cuts Steel for Canada's Sixth and Final Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship

Irving Shipbuilding Inc. announced it has cut first steel for the future HMCS Robert Hampton Gray, marking the official start of production for Canada’s sixth and Final Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS) for the Royal Canadian Navy built under the National Shipbuilding Strategy.

Silver Ships Delivers Survey Vessel to US Army Corps of Engineers

Silver Ships Delivers Survey Vessel to US Army Corps of Engineers

Alabama shipbuilder Silver Ships announced it has delivered a new marine surveying vessel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Venice Sub Office in Venice, La. The 49-foot Tobin is the latest expansion in Silver Ships’ Endeavor series of workboats and is the largest marine surveying vessel of its series.Custom designed for the U.S.

Fincantieri Offers New Apprenticeship Program in Wisconsin Shipyards

Fincantieri Offers New Apprenticeship Program in Wisconsin Shipyards

Fincantieri Marine Group began accepting applications for a new paid Industrial Shipbuilding Apprenticeship program this week.    This program, which was approved by Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, is designed to increase the quality and quantity of skilled technicians trained and equipped to succeed in the maritime sector of the manufacturing industry.

Perkins Powers New Scottish Ferry Lady of Lismore

Perkins Powers New Scottish Ferry Lady of Lismore

Perkins distributor DiPerk Power Solutions has completed the installation of two Perkins M92B engines into Argyll and Bute Council’s passenger ferry, the Lady of Lismore.Built by Mainstay Marine and powered by Perkins marine engines, the Lady of Lismore is a 12-metre ferry, which is ready to transport up to 23 passengers between Scotland’s Port Appin and the Isle of Lismore.