travel42 Cruise Ship Review: American Queen Steamboat Company American Empress

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American Queen Steamboat Company officially put its second paddlewheeler into business in April 2014 with the christening of the 223-passenger American Empress.

The relaunched American Empress, formerly the Empress of the North, had been laid up since 2008, when former owner Majestic America Line went bankrupt. The American Empress underwent renovations and refurbishments in Portland, Oregon, in preparation for its relaunch. It is the largest sailing the rivers of ...

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OCG Class
River Cruise
American Empress
Year Built2003
Year Last Refurbished2014
Capacity223 passengers
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