travel42 Cruise Ship Review: St Lawrence Cruise Lines, Inc Canadian Empress

Canadian Empress travel42 Professional Ship Review

Built in Canada in 1981, the Canadian Empress is a small, 463-ton, 108-ft riverboat. It is a shallow-draft vessel with a tall stack and boxy profile designed to resemble a steamboat.

Within, the Victorian interiors are enchantingly well-executed. This family-owned boat is thoroughly Canadian, from the officers and youthful 14-person crew to the home-style food. The ship has been sailing for more than a quarter century on mostly four- to seven-day cruises along the St. Lawrence and Otta...

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