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  Admiral riverboat completed
Category:  Architecture
Brief Description:  The Admiral riverboat was completed and launched in 1940. It was 375 feet long, with five decks and a 4,000 passenger capacity. Between the 1940s and 1970s, the Admiral was one of the City´s leading attractions. It cruised the Mississippi several times a day, bringing views of the river and lasting memories to thousands of St. Lousians and their guests. In the 1980s, the Admiral fell into disrepair and was sold. It made a brief, short-lived comeback before eventually being converted into the City´s first riverboat gaming casino in the late 1990s.
Year:  1940
Decade:  1940 - 1949



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