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Old 08-22-2010, 12:30 PM
 
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Default Dinner With Old Friends , Old Pilots & Old Memories

Greetings From New Orleans ,
A few nights ago myself , Capt. Doc Hawley , Capt. Don Summers , Capt. Vern Streckfus , Capt. Steve Streckfus , Capt. Duncan Armature , Capt. Steve Hoffman and Coast Guard , Commander Jimmy Duckworth once again sat down to a great dinner at Broussards , in the New Orleans , French Quarter . This has become some what of a local tradition now and who could ask for better company to recall and relive the famous steamboat " River Stories " and to just slightly exaggerate the events of the past .
Capt. Don Summers kept one and all mesmerized with his dry wit and
first hand knowledge and personal accounts of his time on both the Str.'s President and Admiral !
Capt. Doc told us of his most unforgetable stories and events on the Str.'s Avalon , Delta Queen , Mississippi Queen and of course the Natchez !
Capt. Vern , myself and Capt. Steve recalled past stories and events of our past on the steamers we worked and paid our dues on , not to mention many of the close and not so close incidents we encountered over the years on the different ships that we coned .
All and all it was just a great evening with good food , good friends and good stories ! These men will soon be gone but not the memories that they shared with us ! What a shame that these men and their memories and stories could not be taped and filed for those that will come to love the river and steamboating as much as we do !
Smooth Sailing !
Ted Davisson
Smooth Sailing !
Ted Dabvisson
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