Ben Hillyer/The Natchez Democrat — The Great Lakes Cruise Company ship Yorktown brought 144 passengers to tour the Miss-Lou Monday. The ship which stopped in the area as it made its way down the river visited Vicksburg Sunday. Passengers visited antebellum houses and the St. Catherine Creek Wildlife Refuge.

News photo feature: River cruising

Published 12:00am Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Ben Hillyer/The Natchez Democrat — Vidalia Dock and Storage employee Sarah Wisner looks out from the sun deck of the cruise ship Yorktown Monday afternoon. The cruise ship, which docked on the Vidalia side of the Mississippi River, measures 257-feet long and 43-feet wide. It is part of the Great Lakes Cruise Company and travels up and down America’s small waterways.
The Great Lakes Cruise Company ship Yorktown docked for the day Monday.