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Forum: River Talk & Cruises 06-24-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,941
Posted By Matt Sisak
We first me Leonie, Franz and Carmen too, on...

We first me Leonie, Franz and Carmen too, on their very first trip on the DQ. One of the other trips we rode together few years later, I don't remember exactly which one, there was a "OH NO" moment...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-16-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,257
Posted By Matt Sisak
are you bringing cookies when they lock through...

are you bringing cookies when they lock through Q.C."s ???
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 05-13-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,240
Posted By Matt Sisak
Is the sling for Diane's benefit ? or did she...

Is the sling for Diane's benefit ? or did she wise up to you ?
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 05-12-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,240
Posted By Matt Sisak
Are you still a one arm piano player ????

Are you still a one arm piano player ????
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-12-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,434
Posted By Matt Sisak
Frank, Nordberg Mfg. Co. was founded in...

Frank, Nordberg Mfg. Co. was founded in Milwaukee, Wi. My Dad may have done some pattern work for them at the pattern shop he worked for here in Racine. They made patterns for a lot of heavy macinery...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 12-25-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,292
Posted By Matt Sisak
CHRISTMAS

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL, and TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT !!!!!
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 10-21-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,651
Posted By Matt Sisak
Gee I thought everybody knew Jim, he was Master...

Gee I thought everybody knew Jim, he was Master on our first cruise 30 years ago, St Louis-St Paul !!!!
Forum: Steamboats & History 08-21-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,075
Posted By Matt Sisak
I've always known the ornament pictured to be...

I've always known the ornament pictured to be called a bracket, an arch is a curved structure resting on supports at both extremities.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 05-04-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,355
Posted By Matt Sisak
BIRTHDAY GREETINGS

Happy Birthday SIR ROBIN HIXSON !!!!!!
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 06-15-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,588
Posted By Matt Sisak
Early ????? It's always past noon somewhere !!!!

Early ????? It's always past noon somewhere !!!!
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 02-06-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,018
Posted By Matt Sisak
The Manitowoc (WI) shipyards launched the 1st...

The Manitowoc (WI) shipyards launched the 1st Gato Class Sub USS Peto on Apr 30th 1942, also the 1st sub ever to be launched sideways. They completed a sub every 2 or 3 months and the 1st order of 10...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 02-06-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,018
Posted By Matt Sisak
There was a WW II submarine named "Catfish"...

There was a WW II submarine named "Catfish" perhaps the veterans of this ship has somthing to do with the term Catfish Navy.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 01-13-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,868
Posted By Matt Sisak
Some type of anchor or hold down ??????? or...

Some type of anchor or hold down ??????? or retardent for fighting fires via air craft ????
Forum: Steamboats & History 12-16-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,654
Posted By Matt Sisak
Rear Wall Texas lounge along side of stair case.

Rear Wall Texas lounge along side of stair case.
Forum: Steamboats & History 12-11-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,802
Posted By Matt Sisak
Prior to the popcorn machine the Texas Bar served...

Prior to the popcorn machine the Texas Bar served a snack mix, Gardetos (sp?) I think, on alternate days with potato chips. I the can picture the large can of "Charles Chips" where the popcorn...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 12-09-2008, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,637
Posted By Matt Sisak
Maybe Sam's coming back .......AMCV stock went up...

Maybe Sam's coming back .......AMCV stock went up 100% today !!!!!! He's in thick with the Gov. of Illinois..........maybe that's not a good thing seeing as the Gov. is a guest of the F.B.I.
Forum: Steamboats & History 11-24-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,216
Posted By Matt Sisak
I remember the story about Popeye buying a gold...

I remember the story about Popeye buying a gold watch and having it engraved honoring himself for his years of service to the DQ just to show it to a pilot with more years of service. I don't...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 11-19-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,184
Posted By Matt Sisak
President-elect Obama can not help in the...

President-elect Obama can not help in the Senate......he is no longer a Senator !!!!
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 08-09-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,286
Posted By Matt Sisak
PSSOA goes back to AMCV days or maybe even...

PSSOA goes back to AMCV days or maybe even earlier, As far as the MQ she's on the "Mighty Mississippi" , The Missouri River has ALWAYS been known as the "Big Muddy", there is also a" Big Muddy...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 07-24-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,603
Posted By Matt Sisak
Many times we watched the DQ choke a stump late a...

Many times we watched the DQ choke a stump late a night. Two I'll never forget. Once some armed good ol' boys came out of the woods. The other time, with shotguns aimed at us, guards from Angola...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 06-19-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,202
Posted By Matt Sisak
Frank, who could ever forget John or Bobbie,...

Frank, who could ever forget John or Bobbie, Larry, and the others whose names I don't recall off hand, and Dan Forman leading all of them on. Dan had a song about each and everyone of them...........
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 04-15-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,531
Posted By Matt Sisak
The AQ passed Baton Rouge at 8:35 PM Sunday, when...

The AQ passed Baton Rouge at 8:35 PM Sunday, when it passed the spillway it was moving at full power at 0.7 mph.....heading for Natchez and then will return to NOLA.
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 02-25-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,499
Posted By Matt Sisak
Snow!!!!!!!!!! You want SNOW ?? Come to...

Snow!!!!!!!!!! You want SNOW ?? Come to Wisconsin's Lake Michigan shore. The only shortage of white stuff is road salt!!! Snowfall so far for the season is 75 inches, 36 inches of it since Feb. 1....
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 11-07-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,042
Posted By Matt Sisak
Val, sounds like Hoyle Osborne to me too, I...

Val, sounds like Hoyle Osborne to me too, I remember him well. I also have his cassette " Swingcopation".........nice recording. It's dated 1990.
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 09-02-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 9,089
Posted By Matt Sisak
The DELTA QUEEN has (or had) a steam...

The DELTA QUEEN has (or had) a steam generator!!!!! Chief Edgar always said it was far more efficient. Frank, you or Chief Dennis can fill in the details I'm sure. Matt
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