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travel42 Cruise Ship Review: American Cruise Lines American Pride

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American Cruise Lines' Queen of the Mississippi departed on its first cruise in August 2012.

The 150-passenger vessel is a diesel-driven stern-wheeler. Cruising speed is about 13 miles per hour. Passengers are mostly Americans of retirement or close to retirement age who prefer to see their own country and do it aboard a small vessel.

Typical embarkation ports on the Lower and Upper Mississippi and Ohio Rivers are New Orleans, Memphis, St. Louis, St. Paul, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, and th...

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