Philadelphia Fireworks

Been to a steamboat rally? Post pictures and tell us about it.
Post Reply
User avatar
fredrosse
Full Steam Ahead
Full Steam Ahead
Posts: 1556
Joined: Fri Nov 20, 2009 5:34 am
Boat Name: Margaret S.
Location: Phila PA USA

Philadelphia Fireworks

Post by fredrosse » Tue Jul 08, 2014 2:15 am

Fourth of July Fireworks Display at the Independence Seaport Museum. Best seats on the water with the Margaret S. sidewheel steamboat. US Cruiser Olympia (1893) and Moshulu (Largest sailing ship afloat, built in Scotland 1904). A very nice outing, although returning to the lower Delaware the next day was rather rough with 25 MPH winds and big (for a 20 foot steamer) waves.
Attachments
FIREWORKS-s.jpg
FIREWORKS-s.jpg (107.25 KiB) Viewed 2694 times
SEAPORT JULY2014-s.JPG
SEAPORT JULY2014-s.JPG (74.3 KiB) Viewed 2694 times
S. Weaver
Full Steam Ahead
Full Steam Ahead
Posts: 319
Joined: Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:23 pm
Boat Name: SL Iona

Re: Philadelphia Fireworks

Post by S. Weaver » Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:14 pm

Nice, Fred. You're braver than most, steaming around with Margaret in industrial tidewater.

Of course I plan to join you some day ... Smallest thing I ever tooled around with below the Ben Franklin bridge was a Grumman canoe. It was dicey when we met the daily waste treatment barge being pushed by a Moran railroad tug, but I'm still here to write about it.
Steve
Post Reply