The cruise/dining vessel Star of Louisville, built by Marine Builders Inc. of Utica, Ind., was recently put into service on the Ohio River and is now offering lunch, dinner and moonlight cruises along Louisville's shore. Owned by Star of Louisville, Inc.
special review of some of the most notable and important inland and coastal workboats and shallow-draft military craft delivered during 1987—selected by the editors of Maritime Reporter and Engineering News for their high standards of design or performance.
River City U.S.A., Inc., the Kansas City, Kan., operators of the Cummins NTA-855-M-powered paddle-wheeler Missouri River Queen, recently took delivery of a second passenger vessel, the new 150-foot, 800-passenger America. Built by Marine Builders, Inc.
Marine Builders, Inc. of Utica, Ind., recently launched the Missouri River Queen (shown above), a 95- foot paddlewheel excursion boat with a 31-foot beam, 6'/2-foot depth, 3'4-foot draft and a '/-inch steel hull. The 600-passenger vessel was delivered to Richard Lynn of Kansas City, Mo.