American Cruise Lines Launches New Mississippi Riverboat

American Cruise Lines recently announced the successful launching of the new paddlewheeler being built for the Mississippi River at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland. The launching, which occurred on Sunday, went picture perfect. Immediately after being launched into the Wicomico River, tugboats skillfully nudged the new riverboat into Chesapeake Shipbuilding’s East Outfitting Basin where the …

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Initial Thoughts on The American Queen

We were on the American Queen for a four day sailing. While we work on our complete detailed report, here's some initial thoughts... We loved it! The romance, the relaxation, the unique way of travel, sailing down the Ohio and Mississippi River. Mark Twain telling us about his life (literally), the Riverlorians educating us about …

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Queen of Mississippi Launched Early by American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines has just launched of the Queen of the Mississippi, a magnificent brand new sternwheeler built for the Mississippi. At Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Maryland on Sunday, July 17, the launching went picture perfect at nine weeks ahead of schedule. Immediately after the launching, tugboats skillfully nudged the new riverboat into Chesapeake Shipbuilding’s Outfitting …

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