Uncle Sam had two lives. She was powered by a steam engine from 1906-1944, and by a diesel engine from 1945-1961.
Total Number of Images: 44
Last updated on 3/29/2009
Passenger Capacity: 100
Uncle Sam is at the dock while the Sophie C departs Weirs Beach. The Mount Washington is seen far out in the bay.
VERNON COTTON (l) and ED LAVALLE (r), Skipper and Owner of "Uncle Sam", in 1961
A special cancellation stamp aboard the Uncle Sam during Made in Laconia Week (Aug 30-Sep 6, 1948). The stamp states that "The Mail Boat 'Uncle Sam' is World's Oldest Floating Post Office on an Inland Lake".