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  • noun Plural form of sternwheeler.

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Examples

  • The rivers were jammed with boats and gunboats, sternwheelers, packets of every description and every size.

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  • The rivers were jammed with boats and gunboats, sternwheelers, packets of every description and every size.

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  • A few are actual original sternwheelers from a bygone era.

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  • From New Denver you take Hwy 31A across a stretch of forested wilderness to Kaslo whose natural harbor once bustled with the activity of orebarges, steamships and sternwheelers that were traversing the 120 mile long Kootenay Lake from north to south.

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  • Most of the sternwheelers are replicas, many built from scratch by their owners.

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  • He commissioned the construction of two flat-bottomed sternwheelers (required because of the shallowness of the Yukon River and its rapid flow) in San Francisco and Seattle.

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  • It was launched in 1898 in the heyday of sternwheelers throughout southeastern B.C.

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  • A jack-of-all-trades, Batten was laid off in the winter from boating, so he took another job and began reading and researching sternwheelers.

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  • These lakes were once serviced by sternwheelers and the Nakusp Museum can tell you all about them.

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  • Batten has run eight sternwheelers and built the one now at Blennerhassett, which was originally called the Jewel City.

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