The Third Steamer Mississippi The Third Steamer Mississippi
The Third Steamer Mississippi

The last of a line of government steamboats to carry the name the Mississippi had an unusual beginning. A new steel hull, constructed by the Howard Shipyard at Jeffersonville, Ind.,… Read More

MRC Cancels Public Hearings

August 23, 2021

The Mississippi River Commission canceled its annual low-water inspection trip and public hearings on board the mv. Mississippi, which had been scheduled for August 23–27.  “I am disappointed to announce… Read More

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has joined a pair of lawsuits challenging the manner in which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates the Bonnet Carré Spillway, the southernmost flood… Read More

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