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In the December 2010 issue of the REFLECTOR we published excerpts of a letter from Capt. Joe Streckfus, General Manager of Streckfus Steamers in St. Louis, addressed to his three brothers and requesting their recommendations for a proposed new excursion boat or boats to be built for the company. The letter, written in 1928, pre-dates the actual start of construction of the PRESIDENT in 1933 and ADMIRAL in 1937 by more than five years. It is the earliest record we… Continue reading