American Cruise Lines’ new paddlewheeler finished ahead of schedule

American Cruise Lines announced on Tuesday that their new paddlewheeler, Queen of the Mississippi, received its Coast Guard certification and was completed six weeks ahead of schedule. The paddlewheelerhas left Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland and en route to New Orleans, where she will begin cruises in August. “We are pleased with the completion of the […]

Riverboat cruise packed with amenities, nostalgia

The Great American Steamboat Company recently christened the steamer American Queen, the largest steamboat ever built at the revitalized Beale Street Landing in its homeport of Memphis, Tennessee by Godmother Priscilla Presley. Presley and the Great American Steamboat Company share a common passion towards the city of Memphis, a theme for the afternoon, which included […]