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Shelby Williams Introduces
Slot Machine Stool Base, "Action Back" Chair :
Chair with slot machine stool base from Shelby
Shelby Williams has introduced a patented slot machine stool base constructed of anodized aluminum and available in satin gold, brass, architectural bronze or satin natu- ral aluminum finishes. The base is available for either "quick-release" or permanent bolt installation. The base can be used on any style Shelby
Williams stool upper.
Shelby Williams also makes a new "Action Back" swivel blackjack stool with an all-aluminum base.and solid brass footrest. The outside edges of the back are protected by clear vinyl applied over the upholstery mate- rial. The outside back of the stool is available in a variety of abstract designs. For more information from
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Trinity Delivers Queen Of
The Queen of New Orleans
Riverboat Casino, a joint venture of
Hilton New Orleans Corp. and New
Orleans Paddlewheels Inc. and built by Trinity Marine Group, opened recently in New Orleans. Among participants in the 245-foot 74.7 m)
Queen's christening ceremonies were Louisiana State Senator
Francis C. Heitmeier; New Or- leans Mayor Sidney Barthelemy; and J. Ron Brinson, president and
CEO of the Port of New Orleans.
Following the christening ceremo- nies, the Queen of New Orleans was opened to the general public for boarding and gaming at 11 a.m. and left the dock on her sold-out inaugu- ral cruise at 11:45 a.m. The Queen will offer six cruises a day, and one more on Fridays and Saturdays.
Later in the year the Queen will be replaced by a larger vessel of the same name, with 30,000 sq. ft. of space to the present vessel's 20,000, and able to accommodate 2,400 pas- sengers to the present vessel's 1,500.
For more information on Trinity,
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Service Marine Industries, Inc. (SMI) of Morgan City, La., a major builder of both riverboat and dockside casinos, recently an- nounced the departure of the sternwheel casino vesselShreueport
Rose, for her maiden journey to
Harrah's Casino, Shreveport, La.
The 210-foot (64 m), three-deck vessel sailed under her own power from the Service Marine outfitting facility in Morgan City at 11 a.m. on
Friday, February 11, 1994.
Present for the Mardi Gras theme send off were local vendors, ship- yard employees, and press from the
St. Mary Parish area, Caddo Par- ish, New Orleans and various mu- nicipalities to be served by the
Harrah's Shreveport Ship and Fa- cility Complex.
The Shreveport Rose, Service
Marine Hull Number 169, is the second ship of her dimensions and design built for the Promus Compa- nies/Harrah's Organization and the first of five such gaming ships cur- rently under construction at the
Amelia Island Main Shipyard which will be delivered in 1994.
For additional information on the casino vessel building abilities of
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WHEN YOU'RE READY...WE'RE READY
BOLLINGER MACHINE SHOP & SHIPYARD ...THE REAL DEAL
SPECIALIZED CONSTRUCTION, MAJOR
CONVERSION OR SIMPLE REPAIR,
BOLLINGER'S TRUE TOTAL MARINE
SERVICE OFFERS A DEGREE OF QUALITY
AND CRAFTSMANSHIP THAT IS
RECOGNIZED AROUND THE WORLD.
Since 1946, our family's commitment to providing quality service, attending to every detail and maintaining tight schedules has connected us with some of the most respected names in the marine industry. Our ability to deliver finished jobs on time and within budget continues to bring them back.
With five specialized repair facilities and over 250,000 square feet of indoor fabrication buildings, we offer our customers a true total package. Our diverse design capabilities, superior construction skills and state of the art facilities form a winning combination that takes the gamble out of new construction.
When you next plan repair or are trying your hand at something brand new, try sitting at our table.
Bollinger & BOLLINGER MACHINE SHOP
POST OFFICE BOX 250
LOCKPORT, LA 70374-0250
SHIPYARD, INC. (504) 532-2554
FAX: (504) 532-7225
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