Steamboats.com River Log


7 Nov. 2002 to 14 Dec. 2002

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Nov 7, 2002 at 09:27:11Nori
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Nov 7, 2002 at 13:17:01wayne a. Cole (wacole@hotmail.com)
I am looking for help about 2 small river tugs used on the Ohio and Monongahela and at Smiths Ferry Pa. They were small tugs used in manuevering and were owned by the Pittsburgh Coal Comapany. 1928-1946 about. Nice site.

Nov 12, 2002 at 12:37:34derricka (99c99092@)
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Nov 12, 2002 at 12:38:06derricka (99c99092@)
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Nov 13, 2002 at 15:53:36Brian Martin (phat_e4me@hrtmail.com)
I was quite taken with the story of Mrs. Mary Greene. Wouldn't it be nice if some lost relic of her image were found in some nook or cranny of the ship. Perhaps in the infamous 109 room or box with that number. Or between the steam stack and room. Maybe it would turn up in the form of a locket or cameo picture were posted on the web site with a caption underneath quoting her famous "end toast" It's all so very wholesome and romantic. B

Nov 14, 2002 at 10:38:19Eric Johnson (ejohnson2025@hotmail.com)
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Very impressive site! You have done a very good job of informing the general public of the value of steamboats.

Nov 14, 2002 at 11:43:53Keith Norrington (Keith@Millerorgan.com)
Hello Nori! Just a note to let river enthusiasts know that the city of St. Charles, Missouri wants to dispose of the Goldenrod Showboat and is even considering giving it away! The venerable 1909 showboat is the last of only two authentic showboats in existence (the other is the MAJESTIC at Cincinnati, Ohio) and needs to be saved! From 1937 until 1990, the Goldenrod was moored at St. Louis and was the home of the annual ragtime festival. For anyone interested, there are articles about the boat on the web site of the St. Louis Post Dispatch.:: [Note this steamboat has found a good home. ed. Nov. 2003]

Nov 14, 2002 at 13:58:11Branson (notherround@hotmail.com)
hey i like u

Nov 14, 2002 at 18:42:12Mike Delaney (msd@tdi.net)
I am looking for information regarding the color schemes::of Pittsburgh area Steel Company Towboats such as Carnegie::Steel, US Steel, J&L Steel, etc. Turn of the Century to about the late 20's::era. What I need are colors of hulls, lettering, trim, sternwheels, cabins,::stack, etc. any help would be greatly appreciated.::

Nov 18, 2002 at 11:04:32Scott (Sweedishboym@msn.com)
I am doing a project in school on Steamboats in the 1800's and the Mississippi River. Any sites you can suggest?::::Thanks!

Nov 22, 2002 at 10:45:01Angharod (bair@imbris.com)
Wondering about passenger lists from steamboats to Montana. Story has it that some of my forebears travelled on the Far West, and I'd love to know if that's true. ::Thanks if you can help point me in the right direction.::Angharod

Nov 23, 2002 at 10:04:04Thom McDaniel (phatmacvon@netscape.net)
I have an oil picture of the Steamship "Pattie Brown" painted by artist Harlan Hubbard who I had the pleasure of meeting and visiting with in 1973

Nov 24, 2002 at 16:58:04Barbara Hameister (riverbird87@aol.com)
Nice site!!! I'm counting the days til our Christmas trip on the DELTA QUEEN!::It will be so wonderful to see her and the crew again. I hear that the A.Q is looking good and ready to grace the rivers again. So great that all three boats will be running again!::I don't get to surf the net much due to school responsibilities, but I will return to Steamboats.com when I can. Thanks for providing such a nice "landing place" for those afflicted with the steamboat bug!

Nov 27, 2002 at 13:58:43Jim Gaddis (monument@esn.net)
Can someone with a copy of Lloyd's email me info on the explosion of the Kate Kearney, Feb 16, 1854?

Nov 28, 2002 at 08:56:03Robert J. McAteer (rivercurrents99@hotmail.com)
www.rivercurrents.com
Riverboat Museum::c/o Dan Owen::Maryville, IL.:::: Dan has over 17,500 photos of Riverboats, Tug Boats, Ferries and other miscellaneous boats. :: ::River Currents Magazine::www.rivercurrents.net

Nov 28, 2002 at 08:56:25Robert J. McAteer (rivercurrents99@hotmail.com)
www.rivercurrents.com
Riverboat Museum::c/o Dan Owen::Maryville, IL.:::: Dan has over 17,500 photos of Riverboats, Tug Boats, Ferries and other miscellaneous boats. :: ::River Currents Magazine::www.rivercurrents.net

Dec 4, 2002 at 13:03:23Petey Vogelezang (Hapykid33@aol.com)
I have written before, and I was a dork. this site really helped me pass my report. Thank you steamboats.com!

Dec 4, 2002 at 17:22:18Donald K. Isburgh (disburgh@nycap.rr.com)
Very interesting and educational! Always happy to find these sites about steamboating.

Dec 4, 2002 at 17:22:42Donald K. Isburgh (disburgh@nycap.rr.com)
Very interesting and educational! Always happy to find these sites about steamboating.

Dec 7, 2002 at 18:49:08Dave Thomson (gdthomson@attbi.com)
steamboats.com/museum/davet.html
Hello! I'm trying to find out if a::bell that I bought could have actually::been used in the engine room (or anywhere else for that matter)of a boat on that plied the Inland Waterways.::::Please see the picture and paragraph::here on Nori's site for details:::::steamboats.com/museum/davet.html::::Thanks very much::DAVE

Dec 8, 2002 at 08:56:49Ben E. Milam (elnoogie@aol.com)
I am searching for information about the final disposition of a steam boat built in pennsylvania in about 1819 and it was a forty foot, very shallow draft,single steam engine ,side wheeler. It was first named and registered as "the ALPS" . The boat was sold to Benjamin Rush Milam in Netchez,Mississippi in 1828 or 1829. He change the nameand registry to "The Enterprise" . He used this vessel to circumnavigate the Great red river raft on the Red River between what is now Nacitoches Louisiana and Fort Towson ( now Oklahoma ) in 1831. ::.Henry Shreve began to clear the raft in the late 1830's::Col. Milam was using the boat as late as 1834 to carry freight under army contract from Nacitoches.louisiana to fort towson around the raft. He also used the vessel to carry famlies to settle a very large land concession in the eight counties along the texas/oklahoma border where he was an empesserio for the Colonial Government of mexico.::He led the Battle to take the ALAMO the first time,called the battle Bexar,::He was killed in the engagement in 1835. Cannot find any record of the boat::after 1834. ::This was a very siginificant vessel that opened navigation on the Red River by going around the great red river raft, through cut offs and chutes and old river channels. I am doing reserch on COL. Ben R. Milam and the steamboat,any help you can give me or a direction to go in to determine the final disosition or owners would be greatly appreciated.::::Kind Regards::::BEN MILAM

Dec 8, 2002 at 08:58:22Ben E. Milam (elnoogie@aol.com)
I am searching for information about the final disposition of a steam boat built in pennsylvania in about 1819 and it was a forty foot, very shallow draft,single steam engine ,side wheeler. It was first named and registered as "the ALPS" . The boat was sold to Benjamin Rush Milam in Netchez,Mississippi in 1828 or 1829. He change the nameand registry to "The Enterprise" . He used this vessel to circumnavigate the Great red river raft on the Red River between what is now Nacitoches Louisiana and Fort Towson ( now Oklahoma ) in 1831. ::.Henry Shreve began to clear the raft in the late 1830's::Col. Milam was using the boat as late as 1834 to carry freight under army contract from Nacitoches.louisiana to fort towson around the raft. He also used the vessel to carry famlies to settle a very large land concession in the eight counties along the texas/oklahoma border where he was an empesserio for the Colonial Government of mexico.::He led the Battle to take the ALAMO the first time,called the battle Bexar,::He was killed in the engagement in 1835. Cannot find any record of the boat::after 1834. ::This was a very siginificant vessel that opened navigation on the Red River by going around the great red river raft, through cut offs and chutes and old river channels. I am doing reserch on COL. Ben R. Milam and the steamboat,any help you can give me or a direction to go in to determine the final disosition or owners would be greatly appreciated.::::Kind Regards::::BEN MILAM

Dec 11, 2002 at 05:37:26Burton Mayeux (BPMAYEUX@BELLSOUTH.NET)
Almost too much information to absorb at this site...I love it!! PS) I'm searching for a photograph or a drawing of the steamboat "NINA SIMMES". The town of Simmesport, Louisiana is named after its founder, Bennett B. Simmes.

Dec 11, 2002 at 05:38:24Burton P. Mayeux (BPMAYEUX@BELLSOUTH.NET)
Almost too much information to absorb at this site...I love it!! PS) I'm searching for a photograph or a drawing of the steamboat "NINA SIMMES". The town of Simmesport, Louisiana is named after its founder, Bennett B. Simmes. Thanks, bpm

Dec 11, 2002 at 05:38:33Burton P. Mayeux (BPMAYEUX@BELLSOUTH.NET)
Almost too much information to absorb at this site...I love it!! PS) I'm searching for a photograph or a drawing of the steamboat "NINA SIMMES". The town of Simmesport, Louisiana is named after its founder, Bennett B. Simmes. Thanks, bpm

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Dec 11, 2002 at 12:11:56HaileyMorehouse (hailey4you@cs.com)
This sure is an interesting site.::

Dec 14, 2002 at 13:18:14Jan (rosecky@sattnet.cz)
Hello! I am really happy to find your website on the internet.The topic of steamboats is quite far off from the place I live.Czech republic,Central Europe... I've got a english teacher who comes from the US and he was the one, who gave me some book (after that time I can't remeber its name) where I read about a journey of some people travelling on a steamboat on Mississipi river...after some time I realized that there was something magic on that story...and I started searching for any information concerning steamboats...your web's great! It gave me what I was looking for...photos, facts, things connected with...::All the best::Jan Rosecky






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