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Historic coal-fired steamboat back in action

AUGUST 17, 2017—The last wooden hull, coal-fired steamboat in operation in the U.S. is back chugging along at the national maritime museum Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT, after more than two years of

Historic New York tug to get a facelift

AUGUST 2, 2017—The South Street Seaport Museum in downtown Manhattan plays a vital role in showcasing New York City’s maritime heritage. The museum accomplishes this not only through its special exhibitions, educational programs

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American Empress named in Portland ceremony

APRIL 7, 2014 — American Queen Steamboat Company’s American Empress was christened in downtown Portland, OR, Sunday. The 223-guest riverboat, the largest west of the Mississippi River, officially joins the company’s fleet

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American Queen Steamboat to christen second vessel

MARCH 15, 2014 – American Queen Steamboat Company, Memphis, TN, will christen its second vessel, the 223-passenger American Empress, on April 5 in Portland, OR. Claudette Waggoner, wife of American Queen Steamboat