Over Lake Union, at Seattle, last week
put-putted a great seaplane; its propeller moved not, its engine was
dead. Motive power came from a small outboard motor affixed to the
floating cabin, as to the rear end of a rowboat or canoe. Pertinent
utility of the outboard motor: the seaplane can toddle to its dock
without the great draft and ungainly power of its flying engine.
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