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Forum: Steamboats & History 07-26-2008, 03:34 PM
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Posted By Lexie Palmore
Thanks for the info. Sounds kind of sad, but...

Thanks for the info. Sounds kind of sad, but look at the Delta King and all it went through and I guess is still going through. I take it that most of the machinery is there. That's important. ...
Forum: Steamboats & History 07-22-2008, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Lexie Palmore
Gone? Where did she go? Have I missed...

Gone? Where did she go? Have I missed something? Despite her ungainly appearance and size, the part of the MQ that was underwater was perfect. Handling her was a piece of cake compared to the DQ,...
Forum: Steamboats & History 07-22-2008, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Lexie Palmore
Those old radial davits were still on the DQ...

Those old radial davits were still on the DQ during the time I worked on there in the 70's and 80's. The life boats on her at that time were not original, I think.
Forum: Steamboats & History 07-19-2008, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Lexie Palmore
Just add the aforementioned bilge siphons and...

Just add the aforementioned bilge siphons and stage hoist engine to the second list, at least as part of the past. More on the cursed siphons. Steam siphons are great when they work, but are picky...
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