American Queen Steamboat Company Closes on the Purchase of Victory I and Victory II

By ,   January 14, 2019 ,   Cruise Industry

American Queen Steamboat Company closed on the purchase of MS Victory I and sistership MS Victory II from Sunstone Ships, in addition to the Victory brand.

Thе investment expands the portfolio of the company to include small ship cruising on the Great Lakes. Both Victory I and Victory II are scheduled to spend the winter and spring at Gulf Island shipyard in Houma LA for a multimillion-dollar refurbishment and upgrade before re-entering service in May.

MS Victory I cruise ship

From May through October, Victory Cruise Lines will offer ten-day, all-inclusive voyages on the Great Lakes.

MS Victory I is due to sail between Montreal and Detroit calling at Quebec City, Kingston, Toronto/Welland Canal, Port Colborne/Niagara Falls, Cleveland.

MS Victory II is due to sail between Toronto and Chicago visiting Port Colborne/Niagara Falls/Welland Canal, Cleveland, Detroit, Lake Huron, Little Current, Soo Locks/Sault Ste. Marie, Mackinac Island, Lake Michigan.