travel42 Cruise Ship Review: American Queen Steamboat Company American Empress

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Introduction and History

American Queen Steamboat Company put its second paddlewheeler into business in 2014 with the christening of the 223-passenger American Empress. American Queen Steamboat Company also owns the 436-passenger American Queen.

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 refurbishmen...

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

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