travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Blount Small Ship Adventures Grande Mariner

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This coastal ship from Blount Small Ship Adventures was completed in 1998 by the line's New England Yankee owner, Luther Blount. This vessel is a 184-ft sister to the one-year-older Grande Caribe. The vessel was last refurbished in 2010.

Like its sibling, Grande Mariner takes 96 passengers on wide-ranging inland and coastal voyages from the Great Lakes, Erie Canal and along the East Coast, and in the Western Caribbean. The crew is all American, mostly young men and women of college age or sli...

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OCG Class
Grande Mariner
Year Built1998
Year Last Refurbished2010
Capacity96 passengers