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Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 11-12-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*DQ's 10% structural changes/COI*

*DQ's 10 % structural changes/COI*
Steamboating colleagues,
Jim, you pose a question I hadn't ever considered RE: DQ's COI and when officially it begins. First, 'after' any exemption bill is...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 10-06-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,240
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*I'm helping but 'questions' being asked* ...

*I'm helping but 'questions' being asked*
Morning, Steamboating colleagues,
Thanks, Jo Ann, for the reminder above. This I have been doing over the summer--AGAIN for how many times I can't...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-26-2017, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*No KRUPP markings at JEFFBOAT* Steamboating,...

*No KRUPP markings at JEFFBOAT*
Steamboating, colleagues,
Thanks, Jim, for adding the comments above according to what Kenny Howe saw--or didn't see. And he'd be the one to know. I think it was...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-26-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*KRUPP, Dresden steamers, components* Morning,...

*KRUPP, Dresden steamers, components*
Morning, Steamboating colleagues,
Carmen & Bob, the casting/forging KRUPP did at time the fabrication of the DELTA KING/DELTA QUEEN were being built was...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-24-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*No KRUPP tie to DK/DQ* Morning, Steamboating...

*No KRUPP tie to DK/DQ*
Morning, Steamboating colleagues,
Carmen, you are right about no link or "records" from KRUPP Steel in Essen to building the DELTA KING/DELTA QUEEN for 'California...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-22-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*Bill Judd's M/V GRAND MAJESTIC? Where?* ...

*Bill Judd's M/V GRAND MAJESTIC? Where?*
Steamboating colleagues,
Capt. Bill Judd asks "...where is the M/V GRAND MAJESTIC...christening tomorrow at Covington, KY. [?] What? What? Something I must...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-21-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*BELLE wheel 'on fire.'* Morning, Steamboating...

*BELLE wheel 'on fire.'*
Morning, Steamboating colleagues,
Dan, Judy, Fran, the above a real hoot but I can understand people today not familiar with steam at all being alarmed. I'd heard a couple...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-08-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*Alan Bates hated the word "No.* Morning,...

*Alan Bates hated the word "No.*
Morning, steamboating colleagues,
Frank, you nailed it on the barrel head for sure. Alan Bates one fine guy, great mind running a mile a minute. We were long-time...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-07-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*My 'senior moment* Hi, Frank! Thanks for...

*My 'senior moment*
Hi, Frank!
Thanks for dropping the other shoe. Right you are with me confusing 'Cap. Mack' and 'Doc Carr.' I posted that at 6:11 AM prior to heading out for my usual gym...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-07-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*HAPAG-LLOYD 'new builds'* Morning, Carmen! ...

*HAPAG-LLOYD 'new builds'*
Morning, Carmen!
Thanks for adding your above following my earlier posting. I've seen several of the above vessels you mention. Years back I also recalled seeing in New...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-07-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*Cotton country/Doc Carr* Morning, Steamboating...

*Cotton country/Doc Carr*
Morning, Steamboating colleagues,
First, Bob, my thanks for your extremely well-written, informative posting with memories of the cotton country, railroads etc. Yes, the...
Forum: Steamboats & History 09-06-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*My grandma rode "De Lovin' KATE"* Steamboating...

*My grandma rode "De Lovin' KATE"*
Steamboating colleagues,
WOW! Jim, you jolted me good here opening, reading your posting above RE: "De Lovin' KATE" meaning the 2nd great packet KATE ADAMS...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-06-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*HAPAG-LLOYD on Great Lakes* Morning, Frank! ...

*HAPAG-LLOYD on Great Lakes*
Morning, Frank!
Thanks for your always on the mark input and thinking. You know we have the summer home up on Lake Leelanau/Leland at Lake Michigan and just returned...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-05-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*HAPAG-LLOYD & 'Jones Act* Hi, Capt. Bob, ...

*HAPAG-LLOYD & 'Jones Act*
Hi, Capt. Bob,
Appeals to me also as I steamed the Great Lakes some 50 years ago on the then venerable steamship SOUTH AMERICAN. The MOR group have taken us on two trips...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-05-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*HAPAG-LLOYD enters Great Lakes market*

Steamboating colleagues,
May not be steamboats as such, but a ship bulletin in here today informs us that venerable HAPAG-LLOYD will be entering the U.S. Great Lakes cruising market October, 2019...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-05-2017, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*ACL's boat yard/Congressional 'non' help.* ...

*ACL's boat yard/Congressional 'non' help.*
Morning, Wesley,
Read your posting above. Sure would be nice to get some of these new builds for river cruise lines done on our rivers, in our yards but...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 09-02-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*'New growth' for river boats* Morning, Jim. ...

*'New growth' for river boats*
Morning, Jim. Must be telepathy thinking of you here. No doubt you're now back in Florida. *Send me a 'private' E=Mail if you have time. I agree 100% with your...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 08-30-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*'Newbuilds for ACL/AQ companies sobering*

Steamboating colleagues:
End of the July means arrival of several journals by mail on boat/ship history, related maritime affairs from around the country and abroad. 'Port of Baltimore News'...
Forum: Save the DELTA QUEEN 08-25-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 375
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*DQ and the gathering storm.*

Hi, David,
Read your above posting. I've been watching the news on TV and internet closely today. Also went on line calling up Houma and the weather today so far.

I'd opine the DELTA QUEEN...
Forum: Steamboats & History 08-23-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*Judy's great memories/Calculations $*

Morning, Steamboating colleagues,.
Judy's fine memories/report with cost comparisons THEN to NOW on the money [No pun intended]. And again Judy's mention of food on the AQ interesting. Many cruise...
Forum: Steamboats & History 08-22-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*Steamboat fares/Reality*

Hi, Bob!
Got that right in your posting above RE: 'then and now' where DQ and present day cruise prices are concerned. And, as I've stated, it isn't going to get any cheaper. One of my recent...
Forum: Steamboats & History 08-22-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*Tintypes today/$150 apiece.*

Hi, Rich,
Yes, the $150 a tintype sounds about right from what people recalled to me in Cincinnati after their DELTA QUEEN cruises. And I also know so well what you mean about NOT springing for a...
Forum: Steamboats & History 08-22-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*Tintype photos/I don't know.*

Morning, Steamboating colleagues:
Thanks, Richard, for the posting with pictures RE: the "tintype photographers in Madison." Ummmm, seems I did hear about these people from friends also aboard the...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 08-21-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*RE: AQ food & dining offerings*

Morning, Steamboating colleagues,
Thanks, Rich, for your 'critique' on food offerings, locations to eat on the AMERICAN QUEEN. We've seen and experienced the same now for some years on our longer...
Forum: River Talk & Cruises 08-18-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 976
Posted By R. Dale Flick
*Great AQ cruise report/Photos.*

Steamboating colleagues,
Richard, I agree with Judy RE: your great 'cruise report' with assorted photos above. All very welcomed. Sorry our other friends didn't do as you have done being coy. The...
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