Excursion Steamers
Ports O' Call
Boats Fun Facts
Class: Osceola
Length: 100'- 5/8" long
Beam: 30'-0" wide
Draft: 5'-6"
Displacement: 160 tons (estimated)
Engine: Steam boiler operating a genuine "Gallows A- Frame
     Walking Beam Engine".
Built: Hull sections built at the Tampa Bay Dry-dock Co.
     assembled at WDW's Dry-dock and Central Shops, 1970
Retired: 1983
Scraped: 1984
Red Line
Southern Seas (II)
Boats Fun Facts
Class: Seminole
Length: 120 ft Beam: 34' 10"
Draft: 5' 6"
Displacement: 190 tons empty
Passengers: 250
Engines: Caterpillar No. 3406 12-cylinder diesel engine,
     cranking a Kato diesel generator, which powers 55KW
Built: At the WDW Central Shops and Dry-dock area, 1977
Designed by: Naval architect Ben Ostlund, 1976
Retired: 1996
Scraped: 1997
Red Line
Southern Seas (I)
Boats Fun Facts
Class: Osceola
Length: 100'- 5/8" long
Beam: 30'-0" wide
Draft: 5'-6"
Displacement: 160 tons (estimated)
Engine: Steam boiler operating a genuine "Gallows A- Frame
     Walking Beam Engine".
Built: Hull sections built at the Tampa Bay Dry-dock Co.
     assembled at WDW's Dry-dock and Central Shops, 1970
Scraped in 1977 due to dry-dock accident in 1975