From the Thomas Stahl Gallery
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There were at least 7 QUEEN CITYs and 1 QUEEN CITY #2 Name: QUEEN CITY Launched: 1850s? Area: Sacramento R., Calf. Delta
Name: QUEEN CITY See artwork at top of this page Also See Post Card
Type: Sternwheel, wooden hull packet Size: length: 236', width:44', Draft: 7' Much more description Launched: 1897 by Pittsburgh and Cincinnati Packet Line Destroyed: 1940, Jan., Pittsburgh, as wharfboat, sank at the foot of Liberty St. Wreckage was burned Feb. 17th that year. Area: Ohio R. Owner: Pittsburg and Cincinnati Packet Line Captain(s): 1897, Agnew, Robert R. Mate: 1897, Leonard, Jack Comments: From The Tribune Telegraph, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, Wed. May. 12 1897 : Capt Ellison bought the bell from The CITY OF ST. LOUIS, an Anchor Lines boat, for this boat. Her bell, which was inlaid with 250 silver dollars, is now the ships bell for the NATCHEZ IX Name: QUEEN CITY/No. 26 Type: Sternwheeler, Union Gunboat Size: Small Launched: 1850? Destroyed: White River, Clarendon, Arkansas, During Civil War. Comments: See information from site visitor, Carl Winkler. Name: QUEEN OF HEARTS Type: Modern Excursion sternwheeler Size: 400 Passenger Owner: Celebration River Cruises Comments:The 400-passenger Queen of Hearts, operated by Celebration River Cruises (1-800-297-0034)from the Moline riverfront, offers daily luncheon and dinner cruises, twilight cruises featuring live entertainment and many special theme cruises (call for a schedule). The Queen of Hearts, which operates Spring through Fall, is very popular, so reservations are recommended.
From The Gallery
The Queen of the West, In her garlands dressed, On the banks of the Beautiful River.
Name: QUEEN of the WEST Type: Confederate Ram-boat Launched: 1860? early. Destroyed: 1863, Sunk by Union gunboats Area: Miss. R. Captain and pilots: Capt. Ellet, Charles Name: QUEEN OF THE WEST Type: Sternwheel overnight cruise boat. Size: 230', 2,115 tons. Power: three-story-high paddlewheel, powered by a hydraulic propulsion system - a revolutionary hydraulic propulsion system that uses environmentally safe biodegradable hydraulic oil. Launched: 1995 Area: Columbia, Willamette and Snake Rivers, out of Portland, Or. Owners: American West Steamboat Company Comments: See her complete details HERE Name: QUEEN of NEW ORLEANS/FLAMINGO/GRAND VICTORIA II Size: 330' x 90' Launched: 1993 by Halter Marine of New Orleans for Manthe Family Owner: 1993, Manthe Family Later, The Hilton Corp. Presently, Captains: Presently (1999), Donald J. Sanders Name: QUICKSTEP Type: /showboat Size: Small Launched: 1810s or 1880s?? Owner: A. B. French Comments: French's showboats got start with this one. Name: QUICKSTEP Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet. Size: 200' X 29' X 5.4', 456 tons. Launched: 1866 Destroyed: 1876, dismantled Metropolis, Ill. Name: QUICKSTEP Area: 1901 or so, White R. Comments: Source Also See Name: QUINCY/J.S."DE LUXE"
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Type: Sidewheel, wooden hull packet Size: 264.7' X 42' X 6.8' Power: at launch, 23's-8'. 2, 84" X 14" Scotch Marine Boilers. : 1906, after sinking, Scotch boilers were replaced with 4 Western boilers. Launched: 1896 by by the ?Howard Yard? Diamond Jo Line Destroyed: Winter of 1938-39, dismantled at St. Louis. Area: Originally, St. Louis to St. Paul, U. Miss. and Ohio Rs. : 1917, St. Louis - New Orleans : often tramped the U. Miss. tributaries. Owner: 1896 - 19?11?Diamond Jo Line : ?1911? - 1939, Streckfus Steamers, Inc. Captains: 1896, Captain, John F. Killeen : on Ohio River trips, Capt. Verne Streckfus often handled her. Comments: 1918-19, renamed the "J.S." after Capt. John Streckfus. : Some of her original equipment came from the GEM CITY. : 1906, July, sank and raised at Trempeleau Mountain, Wis. Comments: Was one of the first truly successful excursion boats.
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