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Gateway Clipper fleet christens Three Rivers Queen

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By Sam Spatter
Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 11:44 p.m.

To celebrate its 55th anniversary, the Gateway Clipper fleet on Wednesday christened its latest addition, the Three Rivers Queen, at an event at Station Square shore dock along the Monongahela River. The Queen, the renovated former Arkansas Queen, can accommodate 250 passengers. An all-steel classic paddlewheel passenger boat with three decks, it includes a calliope. It is the sixth boat in the fleet headed by President Terry Wirginis. The company employs 70 people full time and as many as 300 during the summer season.

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