At a distance it certainly looked misplaced on the water. Junky even. But, my oh my, as we drew closer what emerged was a magnificent piece of history. At least Hollywood history. First to come into clear view was the unmistakable colors of the large Union Jack, or British flag, flying from the bow of the low slung vessel. Then there was the old stack from the steam engine near the middle of the boat, a small canopy under which the images of a few people could be seen and the Stars and Stripes flapping distinctly off the stern.
Could it really be the African Queen?
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