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Delta Queen Preservation Foundation

Posted 10-26-2010 at 10:25 AM by Franz Neumeier
A non-profit organization called the "Delta Queen Preservation Foundation" has been formed and will be debuted at a "Rally on the River," the evening of Thursday, November 4, 2010.

Leading up the Rally on the River will be an afternoon of excitement and activity we're calling the "Great Steam-up." Between the hours of 12:00 noon and 4:00 pm the public is invited down to tour the vessel. They will be guided through the boat by former passengers and crew who have experienced life...
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Delta Queen Hotel: Special Deals for Steamboaters

Posted 07-14-2010 at 07:13 AM by Franz Neumeier
Updated 07-15-2010 at 01:10 AM by Franz Neumeier
The Delta Queen Hotel at Chattanooga offers a very attractive Special Rate for past passengers and crew members: $49.00 per night plus tax. This is the rate per stateroom, not per person and is for standard or deluxe cabins, i.e. not the smaller bunk-bed cabins.

When making a reservation, just mention you're a past passenger or former crew member. The special $49.00 is only valid from today until end of August 2010.

This is not only a fantastic rate for enjoying our...
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Delta Queen Culinary History

Posted 07-09-2010 at 06:00 AM by Franz Neumeier
A new book is featuring the culinary history of the Delta Queen from 1927 to 2008. The author has not only collected 125 original Delta Queen recipes but has also interviewed many former Delta Queen chefs, crew members and passengers.

Delta Queen - A Culinary History 1927 - 2008
The History and Recipes of the Legendary Delta Queen Steamboat
by Cynthia Lejeune Nobles

Delta Queen: A Culinary History 1927-2008 is the result of more than three years of research,...
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Delta Queen Crew Club recognizing former crew and passengers

Posted 12-07-2009 at 08:41 AM by Franz Neumeier
Delta Queen Hotel has announced the Delta Queen Crew Club, a program that recognizes the beloved boat’s most loyal fans by offering an opportunity to commemorate their trips and service with the purchase of a brass-plated nameplate.

Former passenger plaques will be engraved with the name of the passenger, their home port, the year of their first cruise, and the number of cruises they have taken on the Delta Queen. For those that served on the Delta Queen, plaques will be engraved...
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Ghost investigation on the Delta Queen, Discovery Channel at Chattanooga

Posted 09-28-2009 at 02:38 AM by Franz Neumeier
Discovery Channel's Ghost Lab is investigating on the Delta Queen at Chattanooga, trying to find scientific evidence for the existence of Delta Queen Capt. Mary Greene's ghost.

In an interview, long-time Delta Queen Master Capt. Mike Williams told his experiences, especially from 1984 where he says the spirit of Capt. Greene has saved the boat when she alerted him that the Delta Queen's hull had a hole and was going to sink eventually if he hadn't found it in time, with the help of...
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