The Steamer Red Rover The Steamer Red Rover
The Steamer Red Rover

As our nation continues to battle the coronavirus, the deployment of several hospital ships to render aid at strategic ports brings to mind the fact that several steamboats were used… Read More

Letter: Dangerous Discovery

November 22, 2019

It was with great interest that I began reading your  article titled   “CG Team Discovers ‘Blast From The Past’” (WJ, November 4) until  the detail of events took a… Read More

The Emma Duncan

June 10, 2019

Named for the daughter of a Cincinnati furniture manufacturer, the sidewheel packet Emma Duncan was built in 1860 at Pittsburgh. Constructed on a wooden hull measuring 180 feet in length… Read More

The Argosy No. 3

April 2, 2018

The sternwheeler Argosy was built in 1864. A notification of the new boat appeared in a Pittsburgh newspaper on November 30: “This is the third boat of the name, the… Read More

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