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Old 10-27-2016, 07:19 PM
Keith Norrington Keith Norrington is offline
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: On the "Beautiful Ohio" at New Albany, Indiana, opposite Louisville, Kentucky
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In 1988, I had the unique opportunity to roam all over the retired steam towboat MAMIE S. BARRETT (built at Howards in 1921), then being utilized as a restaurant at Vicksburg. At the stern of the boiler deck there were several cubicles with the toilets (then non-usable) piped right out over the sternwheel. Capt. Fred Way once said that anything dropped into said commodes when the boat was underway was automatically and forever a "goner"!
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