Florence (dragger)

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Florence at dock.
United States
Builder: Franklin G. Post
Completed: 1926
General characteristics
Installed power: Gray Marine 6-71

Florence is a western rig dragger located at Mystic Seaport in Mystic, Connecticut, United States. Florence was built in 1926 by Franklin G. Post along the Mystic River and was used as a dragger in Long Island Sound. In 1982 Florence was acquired by Mystic Seaport and completely restored to her original configuration. Florence is the only working dragger in a museum collection. Florence is now used to carry students to collect marine biology specimens from Fishers Island Sound.[1]


  1. ^ "Florence - Dragger". Mystic Seaport. Retrieved 2008-11-15. 

Coordinates: 41°21′45″N 71°57′55″W / 41.36250°N 71.96528°W / 41.36250; -71.96528