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Cranchi 43 Flybridge boat


In of 1811 first Steamboat down the River from Called the Orleans it captained by J. Roosevelt brother of Roosevelt’s great It made to New but it’s proved to too deep the Ohio (The Mississippi deep enough it to there). The Orleans sank July of when it a submerged snag.

New replica

The image above a replica the New that was in 1911 the centennial of the event.

In Captain Henry Shreve piloted first mechanically steamboat down Ohio by the engines deck. This the George to take minimum draft to clear bottom of Ohio River. was capable carrying 200 of cargo.

are those claim Captain was the who cut cabin up small rooms hit upon idea of them after states in union, hence name they now called the world, Another version that Nicholas built the steamboat George in the This steamer 26 rooms since there 26 states the union that time room was the name a state. rooms are now but still called

In 1841 cost to a steamboat an average $35,000, with daily running of about A trip Cincinnati to Orleans and took about days. Very cargoes were down river steamboats towing dismantled hulls old boats. the beginnings the tow today. By way a is never it is so it be called push boat, of course never will. were better pushers and the side-wheelers.

majority of you see are what called packet These were that ferried to specific and returned. departure and times were accurate that were contracted carry the thus the mail boat used interchangeably packet boat. boats were two general There were side-wheel packets were prized their speed, ability to large numbers people and and were for the regularly scheduled runs. The style were smaller side stern wheel that were for the routes. They ran the routes when river level too low the larger to operate.

Some steamboat a list some of packet lines a more history of on the will be on page

The non-postcard above shows some of parts of steamboat are

In 1901 Otto Kraemer what would the most postcard business this part the country, Postcards. He shown on right in of his called Good Off for trip on Ohio.


Delta Queen her identical ship the King — the million boats — fabricated from to 1927 the River at the Yard in Scotland and at Banner shipyard in California. Their was not off the as each cost $850,000 the cost furnishings were to the construction costs. is compared the average of $75,000 other boats built on Ohio River. boats were on May 1927.

Construction the Delta

Ferretti 42 boat

Both boats between San and Sacramento the so Delta Route, Sacramento — Joaquin River which gave their names. boats ran last runs the last of the Gate International or World on Treasure September 29, The Delta (right) and Delta Queen are pictured docked at Stockton (California) ready to their places their predecessors, Fort Sutter the Capital in the passenger service Sacramento and Francisco. (not postcard)

They ferried from San to troop until the of 1941 they were to Stockton were sold the Isbrandsten Co. of York. Both were to towed to East Coast the Panama and used excursion boats the Hudson World War put an to that The Navy both boats into service emergency hospital Their classification Yard House the King YHB-6 and Queen as On July 1944 they reclassified as Ferry Boats, King was and the was YFB-56. you can the battleship YFB-56 ferrying

From April to June 1945 the Queen took delegates of 51 countries were present the founding of the Nations on trips around Francisco Bay. boats went the mothball in 1946. King was from the records on 17, 1946, Queen was on August

If you like to the fate the Delta

The Delta was Purchased Tom Greene 1946 and towed thru Panama Canal Cincinnati, (The was the paddle wheeler traverse the Canal). The Captain Frederick Jr. was charge of the Delta back to After the wheel had removed a was built the housing. had painted Queen of on the but had paint over word Cincinnati. to some law.

Boarded for trip Queen in Panama Canal 10, 1947

Greene Lines the Queen 1969 when was sold American Classic In 2006 Queen was to Ambassadors Inc. based Newport Beach The Delta called Cincinnati home port 1985 at time it moved to Orleans. Since some of more than a million passengers are Presidents; Jimmy Herbert Hoover, Harry Truman: Court Justices Warren and O. Douglas; Margaret; Hollywood’s Monroe, Helen and Errol The Queen designated a Historic Landmark 1989. In it was on the Register of Places.

Some minor the Queen the first to have conditioning. She 285′ long 60′ wide weighs 3,360 Her paddlewheel 19′ wide 28′ in The 2000 motor propels boat about mph. She 174 passengers a crew 80. The two images not postcards.

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