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Synonyms for paddle-wheeler

a steam vessel propelled by paddle wheels

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This riverboat-style vessel, the first paddle-wheeler to cruise Alaska in more than 100 years, will inaugurate service this summer from Seattle on 11-day cruises bound for Juneau, with return trips reversing the itinerary.
And everyone in the family can relax aboard the New Southern Breeze, an authentic paddle-wheeler, as it cruises along the shoreline of Lake Eloise, past the leggy trees for which the garden is named.
On May 5 the short line will fire up the steam locomotive for an excursion run from Woodland to Clarksburg that will feature a band, lunch and a short cruise on a paddle-wheeler.
Steam has given way to diesel on the 599-passengerColumbia Gorge, a replicated turn-of-the-century paddle-wheeler.
Showboat, a true paddle-wheeler, is 108 feet long with three decks and a ballroom.
This 140-foot paddle-wheeler made its debut in 1982.
The Motorboat Book: Build & Launch 20 Jet Boats, Paddle-Wheelers, Electric Submarines & More is an easy-to-use guide to building the nautical equivalent of model trains.
P Yorke' and "The Minto' describe tugboats and paddle-wheelers on the inland rivers and lakes.
Board MS Dixie II (from Zephyr Cove) or Tahoe Queen (from Ski Run Marina); both paddle-wheelers offer July Fourth dinner cruises.
Noisy paddle-wheelers, queens of the river, churned their cargos and passengers from the Midwest to the Gulf.
The male prisoners themselves, though `confined to barracks' after six at night, were free by day to roam in the streets (for a distance of two miles from the camp), visit the general store, conduct sports carnivals on the river, build an `American-style water-chute', construct some ingenious watercraft, from paddle-wheelers to canvas boats shaped like seaplanes, zeppelins and U-boats.