American Star accidents and incidents

American Star cruise ship
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Cabins
47

Length (LOA)
66 m / 217 ft

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CruiseMapper's American Star cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 100-passenger vessel owned by American Cruise Lines. Our American Star accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

Here are also reported latest updates on cruise law news related to ashore and shipboard crimes still investigated by the police. Among those could be arrests, filed lawsuits against the shipowner / cruise line company, charges and fines, grievances, settled / withdrawn legal actions, lost cases, Norovirus, etc.

  • bridge collision/allision – 2016 (Main Street Bridge, Jacksonville FL)
DateAccident
  25 November 2016Ship Collision / Allision

On November 25, 2016, the ship collided with Main Street Bridge (Jacksonville Florida). The accident resulted in closing down the bridge to traffic. It occurred after the boat attempted to moor on South Bank but instead drifted and struck the bridge,

The boat remained stuck up under the bridge for nearly 3 hours. Using tugboat assistance, it was eventually pulled free. No hull damages or injuries were reported.

Note: Actually, this type of marine accidents is called “allision” (striking a fixed object) as opposed to “collision” (striking another vessel).

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