American Constellation

American Constellation current position

American Constellation current location is at North America West Coast (coordinates 47.56206 N / -122.62116 W) cruising en route to BREMERTON WA. The AIS position was reported 3 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of American Constellation

American Constellation current cruise is 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise. The itinerary starts on 14 Sep, 2022 and ends on 24 Sep, 2022.

Specifications of American Constellation

Year built2017  /  Age: 5
Flag state USA
BuilderChesapeake Shipbuilding (Salisbury, Maryland USA)
ClassCoastal USA
Building costUSD 30 million
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)82 m / 269 ft
Beam (width)17 m / 56 ft
Gross Tonnage2400 gt
Passengers175
Crew43
Decks6
Cabins90
Decks with cabins5
Sister-shipsAmerican Constitution
Christened bytba
OwnerAmerican Cruise Lines Inc
OperatorAmerican Cruise Lines

American Constellation Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2022 Sep 01 13 days, one-way from Juneau to Seattle Juneau
2022 Sep 13 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2022 Sep 14 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle
2022 Sep 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $6500
2022 Sep 24 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle
2022 Oct 03 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $6500
2022 Oct 04 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle
2022 Oct 13 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2022 Oct 14 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle
2022 Oct 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $4960
2022 Oct 21 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle
2022 Oct 27 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2022 Oct 28 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle
2023 Mar 26 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2023 Apr 05 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2023 Apr 15 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2023 Apr 25 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2023 May 05 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2023 May 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2023 May 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2023 May 29 13 days, one-way from Seattle to Juneau Seattle $9885
2023 Jun 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Alaskan Explorer Cruise Juneau $8345
2023 Jun 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Alaskan Explorer Cruise Juneau $8345
2023 Jul 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Alaskan Explorer Cruise Juneau $8345
2023 Jul 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Alaskan Explorer Cruise Juneau $8345
2023 Jul 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Alaskan Explorer Cruise Juneau $8345
2023 Aug 01 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $5855
2023 Aug 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $5855
2023 Aug 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $5855
2023 Aug 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $5855
2023 Sep 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2023 Sep 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2023 Oct 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2023 Oct 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2023 Oct 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2023 Oct 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2023 Nov 02 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2023 Nov 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2024 Mar 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2024 Mar 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2024 Apr 02 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2024 Apr 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2024 Apr 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle $5260
2024 May 13 13 days, one-way from Seattle to Juneau Seattle $9885
2024 May 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise Seattle
2024 May 27 13 days, one-way from Seattle to Juneau Seattle $6050
2024 Jun 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jun 10 10 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jun 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jun 20 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Alaskan Explorer Cruise Juneau $8345
2024 Jun 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jun 30 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Alaskan Explorer Cruise Juneau $8345
2024 Jul 01 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jul 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jul 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jul 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jul 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jul 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jul 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jul 29 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Jul 31 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $6050
2024 Aug 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $5855
2024 Aug 07 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $5855
2024 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $5855
2024 Aug 14 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau $5855
2024 Aug 21 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau
2024 Sep 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2024 Sep 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2024 Sep 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2024 Oct 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2024 Oct 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250
2024 Oct 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand Puget Sound Cruise Seattle $7250

American Constellation Review

Review of American Constellation

The 2017-built MS American Constellation cruise ship is the first of American Cruise Lines fleet's "Coastal Class" boats - with sistership American Constitution (2018).

This "ocean ship" design was later modified for inland/river cruising, resulting in the company's "Modern Riverboat" fleet - American Song (2018), American Harmony (2019), American Jazz (2020), American Melody (2021), American Symphony (2022), American Serenade (2022).

History - construction and ownership

The shipowner American Cruise Lines (ACL) is the USA's largest river cruise company (headquarters in Guilford Connecticut) operational since 1991. The company specializes in cruise shipping on the USA's largest navigable inland waterways (rivers and lakes) as well as in cruises along the US East Coast, US West Coast and Florida. All ACL vessels feature some of the industry's largest passenger cabins with private balconies, spacious lounges and outdoor deck spaces, gourmet cuisine, top-quality enrichment program with many complimentary land tours and excursions, highly-personalized service by all-American staff and crew.

All ACL cruise ships are US-flagged and built by the company-owned Chesapeake Shipbuilding Yard in Salisbury (Maryland USA).

American Cruise Lines American Constellation cruise ship

The new coastal riverboat set sail in April 2017. The "American Constellation" name was inspired by the numerous American ships named "Constellation" which have honored the United States. The original US Naval sailing frigate of 1797, USS Constellation, and the newest ship of American Cruise Lines were both constructed at Maryland shipyards. American Constellation left for her first cruise from Constellation Pier, next to where the retired USS Constellation is currently docked.

American Cruise Lines new ship design

Decks and Cabins

ACCL's American Constellation ship has 6 passenger decks (accessible via one elevator) and a total of 90 staterooms. The number of cabin categories is 9. Most of the accommodations are Balcony rooms, with floor-ceiling sliding doors leading to a private step-out veranda. There are no connecting rooms onboard.

The smallest cabins (including the studios / single-occupancy cabins) sizes start at 250 ft2 (23 m2). Other staterooms range between 305-330 ft2 (28-31 m2). Veranda Suites are 405 ft2 (38 m2). Owner's Suites are 445 ft2 (41 m2). The boat's largest staterooms are the two Grand Suites located aft on deck 3. Each measures 900 ft2 (84 m2) and features 2 walls of floor-ceiling windows, sliding doors (opening to a wrap-around balcony), separate bedroom/lounge area, marble bathroom (double-sink vanity),

Shipboard facilities and amenities

The American Constellation has a single-capacity, open-seating dining room. This is the main restaurant onboard featuring floor-ceiling windows, crystal chandeliers, classy furniture, 4- and 8-seat tables and luxury dining amenities. Most of the cuisine is American fare. The menu boasts itinerary-inspired gourmet specialities and fresh food. Breakfast is buffet-style, with made-to-order items. Lunch offers soup, choice of 3 dishes, chef’s salad. Dinner offers soup, salad and 3 entrees. The wine list has a selection of domestic wines. Any dietary needs are catered for.

American Cruise Lines new ship design

The ocean capable American Constellation ship with full active wing stabilization, features capacity for 163 guests. ACL Constellation caters to the discriminating eye of vacationers looking for an intimate high-end experience of a smaller vessel. Well-appointed rooms are the largest ever seen in service, with room service and tastefully furnished private balconies. Additional features include kayaks and Zodiacs that offer guests alternative ways to explore historic American destinations.

American Cruise Lines new ship infographic (Modern Riverboats)

The list of the ship's main public venues includes:

  • (Deck 1) Vestibule/lobby level, Ship's Office, Dining Room Restaurant, Galley/Kitchen
  • (Deck 2) Lounge/midship-starboard
  • (Deck 3) Library Lounge/midship-starboard, Chesapeake Lounge/forward
  • (Deck 4) Pilothouse/Wheelhouse, Upper Lounge & Library (midship-starboard), Sky Lounge (aft, with outdoor terrace seating)
  • (Deck 5) Fitness Room/midship Gym, Lower Sun Deck/aft
  • (Deck 6) Upper Sun Deck with outdoor seating and Mini-Golf/Putting Green
 

Itineraries

American Constellation itinerary program includes two new American Cruise Lines itineraries - one from the USA to New England, and the other along southeast USA's Intracoastal Waterway.

ACL cruise deals are inclusive of a pre-cruise hotel package, all shore excursions (organized daily), cocktail hour (each evening), cruise accommodation, gourmet meals, Afternoon Tea service, room service (Breakfast only), onboard enrichment and entertainment programs, Wi-Fi (shipwide coverage).

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The ship has a modern propulsion system consisting of 2x azimuth thrusters ("Z-drives") manufactured by Veth (Holland). These 360-degree rotating propellers (1x forward, 1x aft) provide the boat with greater manoeuvrability and berthing flexibility.

The ship is powered by 2x Caterpillar marine engines running on low-sulfur diesel. These modern engines require less fuel and produce fewer emissions (COx, NOx, SOx) and soot particles in comparison to other boats on the US river cruising market.

The ACL's ship's namesake is the 2002-built cruise liner Celebrity Constellation.

American Constellation User Reviews

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7 days, round-trip Southern Caribbean Cruise

by jaylin
1 Review written
7 days, round-trip South East Alaska
Departure date: 06 Jul 2019
Just did a 7 day cruise to south Caribbean. The ship has a strange layout, there are some areas on deck that just lead to dead ends in odd places. Once you figure that out its simple enough to navigate around ship. Big plus is the 3 banks of elevators forward aft and midships. So wait times for an...

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