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Forum: Steamboats & History 03-26-2008, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Shipyard Sam
Cap'n B's Got A Point...

I'd love to discuss the AVALON, but Captain Doc and I are, perhaps, but two of the few surviving members of that by-gone era in steamboatin' (Captain Betty, thank you very much) history, and he...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-25-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,307
Posted By Shipyard Sam
Straight From the Doctor

What a treat it was when the switchboard operator, up at the General Store, rang our party line, here at the Rabbit Hash Shipyard, and it was The Doctor on the other end of the line. Whenever Doc...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-25-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,307
Posted By Shipyard Sam
Early as 1971

The exterior handrails may have been stripped as early as 1971, the second year the DQ wintered-over at Avondale Shipyard. That was the same year that I begged Cap for permission to strip the paint...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-24-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,307
Posted By Shipyard Sam
Credit Capt. Wagner

The interior of the DQ was painted a "mint green" until, believe it or not, when the DQ was in Avondale shipyard in the Spring of1971. Anyone on here who does not harken back to those halcyon years...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-24-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,307
Posted By Shipyard Sam
The new splashboard was installed after the DELTA...

The new splashboard was installed after the DELTA QUEEN was saved at the last moment. When we returned to the boat in the early months of 1971, the splashboard with the cute round portholes replaced...
Forum: Steamboats & History 03-23-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Shipyard Sam
Bruno and Steamboat Buds, As I have...

Bruno and Steamboat Buds,

As I have suggested before, it would be both interesting and beneficial to compile a series of DELTA QUEEN photos, prints, etc., in chronological order, that would...
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