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Steamboat Cape Girardeau (1924-1935)

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Friday, August 17, 2012

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The third Cape Girardeau (1924-1935) was a sidewheel packet constructed in 1924. It operated as the Eagle Packet Company's commercial vessel from 1924 to 1935 between St. Louis, MO and Cape Girardeau, MO. Passengers praised the Cape Girardeau for being a spacious and luxurious boat. The boat made yearly trips to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, LA and the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, KY 1924. The Cape Girardeau's name changed to Gordon C.Green when it was sold to the Green Line of Cincinnati, OH in 1935.


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What a great way to show off an old picture!

-- Posted by popper on Fri, Aug 17, 2012, at 8:44 PM


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