American Spirit

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Cruise line
American Cruise Lines

Currentcruise:
7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
23 Sep, 2017 - 01 Oct, 2017

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American Spirit Review and Specifications

Specifications of American Spirit

Year built 2004  /  Age : 13
Flag state USA
Builder Chesapeake Shipbuilding (Salisbury, Maryland USA)
Owner American Cruise Lines Inc
Operator American Cruise Lines
Speed 14 kn / 26 kph / 16 mph
Length (LOA) 67 m / 220 ft
Beam (width) 13 m / 43 ft
Gross Tonnage 1955 gt
Passengers 94 - 102
Crew 26
Passengers-to-space ratio 20
Decks 4
Cabins 51
Decks with cabins 4
Last Refurbishment 2017

Review of American Spirit

Launched in 2005, American Spirit is one of American Cruise Lines ships, together with the paddlewheelers Queen of the West, American Pride, American Eagle and Queen of the Mississippi, as well as American GloryAmerican Star and Independence.

American Spirit cruise ship

History - construction & ownership

American Cruise Lines (ACL) is a small cruise line with headquarters in Guilford, Connecticut, operational since 1991. The 1,955-ton, 100-passenger cruise ship American Spirit is US flagged, ACL owned and operated by US crew members. The vessel is compliant with Passenger Vessel Services Act. American Spirit was built by Chesapeake Shipbuilding (Salisbury, Maryland, USA).

American Spirit cruise ship

Cruise itinerary program

American Spirit itinerary program is based on 7- and 11-day Alaska itineraries departing from Juneau AK and Seattle WA.

Cabins

American Spirit has 4 passenger decks and can accommodate up to 100 passengers in 51 staterooms as all staterooms (including 5 single cabins), feature interior entrances, windows, private bathrooms and 26 of them – small private balconies.

Dining options - Food & Drinks

MS American Spirit has one Dining Room that offers regional cuisine. Other options for a drink include Maindeck Lounge, Midship lounge and Cascade lounge.

Entertainment options - Fun & Sport

American Spirit clientele consists of well-traveled Americans. The onboard atmosphere is casual and friendly. Various port visits are offered every day. Due to its smaller size, American Spirit can visit the smallest ports with historic architecture and museums during the shore excursions. Room-service is available twice a day. Internet access and Wi-Fi are complimentary. Other amenities are the flat TVs, DVDs, individual climate control, free cocktails before dinner. American Spirit has a Library Lounge, putting green, sun shade.

American Spirit wiki

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  • Cabin grades number: 5
  • Total number of cabins: 74 (of which 1 Suite, 26 Balcony rooms, 47 Oceanview, 0 Inside).
  • Fitness, Library, Lifts (all decks), Lounges (4), Grand Dining Room (with open seating).
  • Room-Service (twice daily), Internet, WiFi Access (complimentary), single cabins (5), flat TVs (DVD), picture windows, individual climate control, desk, stationary, closet, 4-drawer dressers, American staff/crew, cuisine (regional & seasonal), social hour (free cocktails) before dinner.
  • Room sizes are over 200 ft2 / 19 m2, (75% are with a private balcony), with large picture windows and private bathrooms.
  • Clientele - predominantly well-traveled older North Americans, casual, relaxing and friendly atmosphere, interesting itineraries with port visits every day.
  • This is a coastal passenger ship similar as design to the American Cruise Lines American Star ship.
  • Because of their smaller sizes, most ACL ships can visit smallest ports featuring historic architecture, museums and amazing shore excursions.

American Spirit cruises in Alaska with departures from Seattle WA and Juneau AK. The list of the itineraries includes:

  • 7-day "Puget Sound and San Juan Islands" from Seattle
  • 7-day "Southeast Alaska" from Juneau
  • 11-day "Alaska Inside Passage" cruises departing from both Seattle and Juneau.

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American Spirit Itineraries 2017

The below listed American Spirit cruise prices on 2017 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest American Cruise Lines fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
Seattle cruise port

02 September 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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02 Sep      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
04 Sep     Anacortes, Washington   
05 Sep     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
06 Sep     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
07 Sep     Port Angeles, Washington   
08 Sep     Port Townsend, Washington   
09 Sep     Poulsbo, Washington   
10 Sep      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   
Seattle cruise port

09 September 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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09 Sep      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
11 Sep     Anacortes, Washington   
12 Sep     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
13 Sep     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
14 Sep     Port Angeles, Washington   
15 Sep     Port Townsend, Washington   
16 Sep     Poulsbo, Washington   
17 Sep      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   
Seattle cruise port

16 September 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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16 Sep      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
18 Sep     Anacortes, Washington   
19 Sep     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
20 Sep     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
21 Sep     Port Angeles, Washington   
22 Sep     Port Townsend, Washington   
23 Sep     Poulsbo, Washington   
24 Sep      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   
Seattle cruise port

23 September 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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23 Sep      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
25 Sep     Anacortes, Washington   
26 Sep     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
27 Sep     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
28 Sep     Port Angeles, Washington   
29 Sep     Port Townsend, Washington   
30 Sep     Poulsbo, Washington   
01 Oct      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   
Seattle cruise port

30 September 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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30 Sep      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
02 Oct     Anacortes, Washington   
03 Oct     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
04 Oct     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
05 Oct     Port Angeles, Washington   
06 Oct     Port Townsend, Washington   
07 Oct     Poulsbo, Washington   
08 Oct      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   
Seattle cruise port

07 October 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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07 Oct      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
09 Oct     Anacortes, Washington   
10 Oct     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
11 Oct     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
12 Oct     Port Angeles, Washington   
13 Oct     Port Townsend, Washington   
14 Oct     Poulsbo, Washington   
15 Oct      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   
Seattle cruise port

14 October 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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14 Oct      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
16 Oct     Anacortes, Washington   
17 Oct     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
18 Oct     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
19 Oct     Port Angeles, Washington   
20 Oct     Port Townsend, Washington   
21 Oct     Poulsbo, Washington   
22 Oct      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   
Seattle cruise port

21 October 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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21 Oct      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
23 Oct     Anacortes, Washington   
24 Oct     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
25 Oct     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
26 Oct     Port Angeles, Washington   
27 Oct     Port Townsend, Washington   
28 Oct     Poulsbo, Washington   
29 Oct      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   
Seattle cruise port

28 October 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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28 Oct      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
29 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Anacortes, Washington   
30 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
31 Oct 23:00 - 23:00     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
01 Nov 23:00 - 23:00     Port Angeles, Washington   
02 Nov 23:00 - 23:00     Port Townsend, Washington   
03 Nov 23:00 - 23:00     Poulsbo, Washington   
04 Nov      Arriving in Seattle, Washington   
Seattle cruise port

04 November 2017 7 nights / 8 days, round-trip Puget Sound & San Juan Islands
Prices starting
from $4731
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04 Nov      Departing from Seattle, Washington   
06 Nov     Anacortes, Washington   
07 Nov     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
08 Nov     Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington   
09 Nov     Port Angeles, Washington   
10 Nov     Port Townsend, Washington   
11 Nov     Poulsbo, Washington   
12 Nov      Arriving in Seattle, Washington