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Visual display of the Winnebago (Excursion boat, 1924-1948)

Winnebago (Excursion boat, 1924-1948)

  • BOAT DESCRIPTION: Sternwheel
  • BOAT TYPE: Excursion boat
  • BUILT: 1924 at Dubuque, Iowa at Dubuque Boat and Boilers. Assembled at the Dells
  • BECAME: Winnebago Clipper
  • FINAL DISPOSITION: Converted to a diesel-powered motor launch in 1948 and renamed
  • OWNERS: Dells Boat Company
  • OFFICERS & CREW: Captain Oliver Reese (pilot); Captain Arnold Priester
  • RIVERS: Wisconsin River
  • OTHER INFORMATION: Her engines were built in 1920 at the Iowa Iron Works in Dubuque, Iowa. Converted to diesel and renamed in 1948
  • PHOTO DESCRIPTION: A group of predominantly Native Americans wearing native dress standing on shore in front of the Winnebago at Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
  • Winnebago (A)