not logged in.
           forgot password?

Admiral and President speed

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 11-21-2008, 08:54 PM
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: St. Louis, MO
Posts: 27
Default Admiral and President speed

Does anyone know what the top speed of Admiral and President would have been? I know that the hull on Admiral, having been a car ferry, wasn't built for speed, but on several occaisions it seemed as if the old gal could really get rolling. I suspect that President was designed with a much faster hull having been originally built for the Louisville-Cincinnatti trade.
Another question for Judy. I vaguely remember riding on a boat in NOLA sometime in the late 40's which I think had scape pipes and a wooden top deck which I think had tar sealing between the decking. This a very old memory since I was born in 1944, but for some reason I think it was a Streckfus boat and I think it was a sternwheeler. Any idea what boat?

Dan Maguire - St. Louis
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dismantling the President Darin Schuld Steamboats & History 19 11-20-2008 01:52 AM
Str PRESIDENT Jim Blum Steamboats & History 8 11-12-2008 08:38 AM
The President set to move. Jim Herron Steamboats & History 32 10-22-2008 11:54 PM
President 6/1/2007 Pete Sisak Steamboats & History 2 06-04-2007 11:18 PM
The PRESIDENT as she looks today Bob Reynolds River Talk & Cruises 23 10-31-2006 05:31 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:32 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
All content on this site is copyright protected and may not be re-used without written permission.
Bookmark and Share