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  1. the boat is the Geo. T. Price. Built 1925 by Ward...

    the boat is the Geo. T. Price. Built 1925 by Ward at Charleston, WV. In 1945 was owned by American Barge Line. By 1946 was in the O.F. Shearer & Son fleet. Sold in 1968 to M/G Transport. Out of...
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    Coast Guard Boo-Boo !!

    All rivermen and river rats need to pull up the New Orleans TV station report and vidio on the arrival of the U.S. C. G. Cutter CYPRESS 210 at Wolenberg Park with the Zulu King and Queen and a large...
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    Jim: I think I reversed the James HInes. James R...

    Jim: I think I reversed the James HInes. James R was on the Chaperon and James G was who we knew for the Hines boats in our time!!! I think now I got it right.
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    HI JIM: Duncan Hines was the brother of James G....

    HI JIM: Duncan Hines was the brother of James G. Hines, who was on the Chaperon. As to the Hines boats as you and I know, that was James R. Hines who was the son of James G. Hines and the nephew of...
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    That is an excellent picture of the Gennys wheel....

    That is an excellent picture of the Gennys wheel. I blew it up so that my 83 year old eyes could see better and it appears that it is what the "old timers" called a split wheel. Would that match the...
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    The St. Genevieve did NOT have a staggered wheel.

    The St. Genevieve did NOT have a staggered wheel.
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    Keep it up, Jim. Tell it all now before it's too...

    Keep it up, Jim. Tell it all now before it's too late. Alan Bates could raise more hell in a S & D Board meeting in a very short time than anybody. Probably only beat by John ( Sandbar Johnny) Zenn.
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    HI JIM: In my opinion it will have to be replaced...

    HI JIM: In my opinion it will have to be replaced with new state of the art materials. No Grandfather allowed. I was involved with Bernsteins purchase of the Emerald Lady. That boats COI was allowed...
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    HI RUSS: News from McAlpine is that six coal...

    HI RUSS: News from McAlpine is that six coal loads are sunk and three more are lodges on the dam, one of which is blocking the operation of the dam gate. You have to admit Capt. Bob Reynolds is a man...
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    Hi Bob and Russ. I'll let Capt. Reynolds explain,...

    Hi Bob and Russ. I'll let Capt. Reynolds explain, but he must keep it under 500 words. Both Markland and McAlpine will prove to be piloting fault.
  11. Thread: Mike Fink

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    Capt. Bob the Mike Fink will become the new...

    Capt. Bob the Mike Fink will become the new landing boat for Bellaire Marine Service
  12. Thread: Mike Fink

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    Mike Fink

    A Cincinnati icon has gotten sent up the river. The Mike Fink, ex. Str. Charles Dorrance, ex Str. John W. Hubbard past my home at Ohio River Mile 448.5 this morning. She was in tow of the M/V Pride...
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    Mike Fink

    A Cincinnati icon is being sent "up the river", the Mike Fink restaurant is going to the upper Ohio. Blt. at Dravo's Neville Island yard in 1936 as the John W. Hubbard. She carried the whistle and...
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    HI JIM: Plenty of interest on my part. It is...

    HI JIM: Plenty of interest on my part. It is supposed about history!!! It is more interesting than some discussions being had on this site.
    Have a good day and keep posting on here, I hate facebook.
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    Museum on fire

    The Point Pleasant, WV river museum is on fire. First call was just about 2:00 p.m. and fire fighters are still on scene. The pictures by local TV look real bad, Heavy flames through roof, fire on...
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    Master/pilot needed

    BB Riverboats is looking for 1600 or unlimited Masters for Motor passenger vessels. Not many left but I thought maybe some lurkers on here might be interested. Contact BB Riverboats in Newport, Ky....
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    The Pride of Oregon is a neat boat. Built 1989 at...

    The Pride of Oregon is a neat boat. Built 1989 at Palatka, Florida. Hull size is 65 x 32 x 5. A wide rascal. Scenic trip and good food.
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    Franz's post is right on the mark. It's all tied...

    Franz's post is right on the mark. It's all tied together. Nobody in their right mind would dispose of parts for any boat the operate, unless the end was in sight. Also I'd bet good money Ambassadors...
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    Jim: Good advice!! I have raised the boat three...

    Jim: Good advice!! I have raised the boat three times. Enough said
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