Steamboat Flotilla on Erie Canal
June 24 to July 2, Little Falls to Waterford
WHAT: More than 20 steam-powered boats are headed toward the Steamboat Meet at the Waterford Visitors on July 1-2
The flotilla will be led by the (diesel-powered) 110-year-old tugboat Urger
, the flagship of the New York State Canal Corporation fleet.
WHERE: Erie Canal, from Lock 17 (Little Falls) to Waterford Harbor.
WHEN: Steamboat Flotilla departs Lock 17 at 9 a.m., Sunday, June 26, 2011. Schedule below.
GREAT INTERNATIONAL STEAMBOAT FLOTILLA SCHEDULE:
Friday, June 24: Steamboats begin to arrive at Rotary Park in Little Falls
Saturday, June 25: Boats on display on Rotary Park in Little Falls or visiting Lock 18 (Mohawk)
Sunday, June 26: 9 a.m. Flotilla steams east through Lock 17 (Little Falls) to an overnight at Lock 14 (Cananjoharie)
Monday, June 27: 9 a.m. Flotilla steams to Lock 11 (Amsterdam)
Tuesday, June 28: 9 a.m. Flotilla steams to Lock 8 (Schenectady)
Wednesday, June 29: 9 a.m. Flotilla steams to Waterford Visitors Center.
Thursday, June 30: Waterford Visitors Center
Friday, July 1: Steamboat Meet, Waterford Visitors Center
Saturday, July 2: Steamboat Meet, Waterford Visitors Center