SS Delphine is the largest steam yacht built in the US in 1921 that is still in existence today. And, now this last operational steam powered Super Yacht afloat can be yours, since it is listed on sale for €19,75 million ($22,5 million)! Her original owner, Horace Dodge of the Dodge automobile fame designed Delphine’s unique quadruple-expansion steam engines, which are still working today.
In 1942 she was placed into Naval service and renamed USS Dauntless. After the war she served as a steam ship training vessel for 18 years after which she went throught various owners,finally ending up in France and left in increasing disrepair.
From 1997 to 2003 Delphine underwent a huge restoration project. She came to life again back to her original glory thanks to investigation and extensive historical research by her owner’s daughter. In 2004, she received the annual showboats award for best refit.
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This Yacht has had tv interviews from tv-channels worldwide and has been publiced in all Yacht & Boat magazines all over the world for his very unique original style and state of the art interior.
SS Delphine, is one of the most unique and exceptional yachts for private cruise and charter in the world. Due to his steam powered engine you experience a really amazing absolute calm and relax feeling !