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Congressional Representative 
Leanora Sullivan meets with 
Bill Muster (to her right), 
Steedman Hinckley all the 
way to the left, and another 
Delta Queen executive to 
discuss steamboat 
construction. 
Unknown photographer.


DELTA QUEEN STORIES
ONA stories by Al Quack
My ONA and Other
Aviation Experiences
by Al Quack







COKE OF NEW YORK
Overseas National Airways and the
Coca Cola Bottling Company of New York
agreed in principle last Friday to the
acquisition of ONA by Coke of New York.



RIVERBOAT HISTORY

April 1974: Coca-Cola Company Rescues Mississippi Queen

Cited from Tallstacks

In April of 1974, the Coca-Cola Bottling Company bought out 
Overseas National Airways, consequently saving the refurbishment 
of the Mississippi Queen. The boat, which was under construction 
by the Delta Queen Steamboat Company, had enormously overrun budget 
estimates. Projected costs for the construction plans were about 
$27 million. In addition, parent company Overseas National Airways 
had suffered two catastrophic plane crashes. Coca-Cola's purchase 
of the company ensured plans for the Mississippi Queen would be 
carried out.



ONA AC 864 at Dacca Bangladesh 1974 - ONA DC-8 N1976 in Spain 1975 - ONA DC-7C 1966




Al Quack in National uniform with daughter Susan
Jeri Quack in EAL Uniform Miami 1959
Al in ONA Uniform 1966
Al & Jeri - Fifty Years Wedding Anniversary 1959 - 2009


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