travel42 Cruise Ship Review: American Cruise Lines Queen of the West

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Introduction and History

The 230-ft sternwheeler carries 100 passengers and an all-American crew. Purchased after Majestic America Line ceased operating in 2008, the four-deck vessel was originally built in 1995 and first owned by American West Steamboat Co. Re-entering service in 2010, this is American Cruise Lines' first foray into the West, as all previous operations have been centered on the East Coast.

The vessel is a hydraulically powered sternwheeler with a steamboat profil...

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OCG Class
River Cruise
Queen of the West
Year Built1995
Year Last Refurbished2011
Capacity120 passengers