Delta Queen accidents and incidents

Delta Queen cruise ship


Length (LOA)
87 m / 285 ft

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CruiseMapper's Delta Queen cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 176-passenger vessel owned by River Cruises. Our Delta Queen accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • propulsion/power loss – 2007

Previously, the vessel was operated under the names Delta Queen (1927–1941, 1947-2009, and since 2015), Delta Queen YHF7 (1941–1944), Delta Queen YFB56 (1944–1947) and Delta Queen Hotel (2009-2014).

05 June 2009Other Incidents

(Delta Queen Hotel) On June 5, 2009, the ship was officially opened for customers, providing overnight accommodation, onboard dining (restaurant). bar lounge, onboard entertainment (live theme music, theatrical performances). Ship hotel operations were closed in December 2014.

10 February 2009Other Incidents

(Delta Queen Hotel) On February 11, 2009, the ship arrived in Chattanooga TN to serve as floating hotel. Operated under lease by Harry Phillips, the boat was docked at Coolidge Park Landing.

25 July 2007Propulsion / Power Loss

On July 25, 2007, due to mechanical problems, the boat made an unscheduled stop at Demopolis (Alabama). The ship remained docked at the Yacht Basin overnight for repairs.

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