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Forum: Steamboats & History 03-17-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 282
Posted By Carmen
American Countess for AQSC in 2019

AQSC announced earlier this week that in 2019 the American Countess will be added to the fleet. AC is the former casino boat Kanesville Queen built in 1995.

A little bit more here...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 01-27-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By Carmen
Bill, I just came out of a 6 week dry dock...

Bill,

I just came out of a 6 week dry dock after a Hallux surgery. Im trying to get adjusted wearing a regular shoe on my left foot since last evening.

So, get well soon and have a speedy...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 12-26-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By Carmen
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018! ...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018!

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 12-14-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By Carmen
Thanks for voting! We did win! Thanks all! ...

Thanks for voting!

We did win! Thanks all!

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 12-14-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Carmen
Somehow Im not really surprised... They...

Somehow Im not really surprised...

They just ordered new boats for the European rivers.

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 12-03-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 787
Posted By Carmen
Dale, The last Ive read it that Viking was...

Dale,

The last Ive read it that Viking was not successful getting an exemption from the Jones Act/PVSA. In 2016 they said the Mississippi river ships will come in 2018. I think the last was...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-24-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By Carmen
If their records are complete and nothing was...

If their records are complete and nothing was lost during WWII its still some mystery why they dont have any records of that part marked 1927 for the Dresden steamers. It must have been a...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-24-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By Carmen
Krupp

I remember stories that the pitman arms of the DQ and DK were made by the German company Krupp. It has never been proved as there were no records at Krupp.

Heres another story I just read in the...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-23-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By Carmen
Had this upcoming as a reminder on Facebook. ...

Had this upcoming as a reminder on Facebook.

I havent heard anything recently. The website (https://www.grandmajesticrivercruises.com/) is more or less down. There was much more like cabin...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-07-2017, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Carmen
Hapag-Lloyd is currently building two new...

Hapag-Lloyd is currently building two new expedition ships, Hanseatic nature and Hanseatic inspiration. Both ships are coming in 2019. One of the ships will be bilingual (German and English) and the...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-26-2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,638
Posted By Carmen
Last I read is that the christening was scheduled...

Last I read is that the christening was scheduled for August 14th in NOLA. Godmother is Marissa Waggoner.

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-25-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By Carmen
I was just wondering as Im receiving emails and...

I was just wondering as Im receiving emails and they started to post on FB again. But no word whether they are cruising again...

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-24-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By Carmen
Louisiane 2017

Im still receiving emails and adds on FB for the Louisiane. According to the 2017 brochure she must be on a Chicago - St. Louis cruise currently going on to Cincy and Pittsburgh.

Has anyone seen...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-09-2017, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,180
Posted By Carmen
Prayers to all of Woodys family! Carmen

Prayers to all of Woodys family!

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-31-2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,096
Posted By Carmen
Dale, This happens time by time but we dont...

Dale,

This happens time by time but we dont know whats the reason. When you are logged in you can see all posts. They are still here but you cant see them when youre not logged in.

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 03-01-2017, 02:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By Carmen
ACL announces 5 more river cruise ships

ACL announced 5 more river cruise ships in an interview with CruiseCritic (http://www.cruisecritic.com/news/news.cfm?ID=7578).

The ships wont have a paddlewheel anymore but be more "modern". They...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 02-14-2017, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By Carmen
Thanks, David, for keeping us up to date! ...

Thanks, David, for keeping us up to date!

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-21-2016, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,158
Posted By Carmen
Im not quite sure which parts of the Jones Act...

Im not quite sure which parts of the Jones Act they dont want to obey. They do have an investment company which is supposed to own the boats. Thats US. If they do find a shipyard... and crew......
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-20-2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,158
Posted By Carmen
Latest news from / about Viking see here...

Latest news from / about Viking see here (http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/business/article_1bb98ca8-7aa7-11e6-a649-4faa395695df.html).

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-07-2016, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 935
Posted By Carmen
Thanks, Judy! I was celebrating my 29th...

Thanks, Judy!

I was celebrating my 29th birthday for the 20th time yesterday ;-). So Im 31 years behind Captain Bill.

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 03-15-2016, 02:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,384
Posted By Carmen
Wondering who are the people behind this new...

Wondering who are the people behind this new company. I havent heard anything about them and obviously they dont have a real website.

Not sure whether AQSC will be happy that they are featuring...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 12-25-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,035
Posted By Carmen
A Merry Christmas to all of the steamboating...

A Merry Christmas to all of the steamboating family and especially those of you who are working on the boats!

Carmen
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 10-11-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,763
Posted By Carmen
You can all follow the Clyde. and the Elizabeth...

You can all follow the Clyde. and the Elizabeth Lea on Marinetraffic (http://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/ships/shipid:1287311/mmsi:913031504/vessel:CLYDE). Click on "Latest Position".
...
Forum: Steamboats & History 06-26-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,591
Posted By Carmen
Welcome, Willem! Franz is still working on a...

Welcome, Willem!

Franz is still working on a new (revised) edition of the Western Rivers Steamboat Cyclopedium in German. Im not sure how far he got. Unfortunately hes currently in the US so I...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 06-13-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,399
Posted By Carmen
Thanks to Captain Mike for resuming his blog...

Thanks to Captain Mike for resuming his blog (http://www.steamboats.org/forum/blogs/capt-mike/)!! Great entries!

Carmen
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