American Constitution

American Constitution current position

American Constitution current location is at US East Coast (coordinates 41.45409 N / -70.59704 W) cruising en route to VINEYARD HAVEN MA. The AIS position was reported 9 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of American Constitution

American Constitution current cruise is 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise. Prices start from USD 6603 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 24 Jul, 2021 and ends on 03 Aug, 2021.

Specifications of American Constitution

Year built2018  /  Age: 3
Flag state USA
BuilderChesapeake Shipbuilding (Salisbury, Maryland USA)
ClassModern Riverboat
Building costUSD 30 million
OwnerAmerican Cruise Lines Inc
OperatorAmerican Cruise Lines
Speed12 kn / 22 kph / 14 mph
Length (LOA)82 m / 269 ft
Beam (width)17 m / 56 ft
Passengers175
Crew43
Decks6
Cabins89
Decks with cabins5
Sister-shipsAmerican Constellation
Christened bytba
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American Constitution Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Jul 24 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6603
2021 Aug 03 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6998
2021 Aug 13 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6406
2021 Aug 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6503
2021 Sep 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $7392
2021 Sep 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $7391
2021 Sep 25 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5371
2021 Oct 02 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5647
2021 Oct 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5648
2021 Oct 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5645
2021 Oct 25 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5414
2021 Nov 04 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $4805
2021 Nov 14 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore
2021 Nov 21 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $4908
2021 Dec 20 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore
2021 Dec 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $4918
2021 Dec 28 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore
2022 Mar 17 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6205
2022 Mar 27 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6212
2022 Apr 06 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6216
2022 Apr 16 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6206
2022 Apr 26 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6201
2022 May 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4780
2022 May 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4787
2022 May 23 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4785
2022 May 30 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4792
2022 Jun 06 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4780
2022 Jun 13 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6208
2022 Jun 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6214
2022 Jul 03 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6614
2022 Jul 13 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6599
2022 Jul 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6606
2022 Aug 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6991
2022 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $5081
2022 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $5067
2022 Aug 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston
2022 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $5084
2022 Sep 01 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston
2022 Sep 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $7393
2022 Sep 11 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston
2022 Sep 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $7400
2022 Sep 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5368
2022 Oct 01 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5656
2022 Oct 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5657
2022 Oct 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5656
2022 Oct 24 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5416
2022 Nov 03 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5408
2022 Dec 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5419
2023 Mar 16 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6218
2023 Mar 26 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6201
2023 Apr 05 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6220
2023 Apr 15 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6216
2023 Apr 25 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6206
2023 May 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4780
2023 May 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4796
2023 May 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4780
2023 May 29 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4787
2023 Jun 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4783
2023 Jun 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6202
2023 Jun 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6211
2023 Jul 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6599
2023 Jul 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6604
2023 Jul 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6601
2023 Aug 01 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6992
2023 Aug 11 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $5075
2023 Aug 18 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $5081
2023 Aug 25 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $5070

American Constitution Review

Review of American Constitution

The 2018-built MS American Constitution cruise ship is the second of American Cruise Lines fleet's "Modern Riverboat" series - with sistership American Constellation (2017). Similarly designed (modified class) ships with slightly bigger capacity (195 passengers) are the "Modern Riverboat" fleetmates American Song (2018), American Harmony (2019), American Jazz (2020), American Melody (2021) and 1 more (still unnamed) unit.

History - construction and ownership

The shipowner American Cruise Lines (ACL) is USA's largest river cruise company (headquarters in Guilford Connecticut) operational since 1991. The company specializes in cruise shipping on 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 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).

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The new coastal riverboat was inaugurated in 2018. The "American Constitution" name was inspired by the oldest vessel in service of the US Navy (USS Constitution), originally commissioned by George Washington (1732-1799, the USA's first President) during his tenure as president (1789-1797).

Cruise itinerary program

American Constitution 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.

American Cruise Lines 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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Cabins

ACCL's American Constitution ship has 6 passenger decks (accessible via one elevator) and a total of 85 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.

Shipboard facilities and amenities

ACCL's American Constitution ship 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.

 

The ship American Constitution with full active wing stabilization caters to 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 North American destinations.

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The newbuild vessel 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.

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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.

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On June 20, 2017, was the vessel's launch (float-out) at Chesapeake shipyard (Salisbury MD), during which it was removed from drydock and slid into Wicomico River.

Ship's Inaugural Cruise (maiden voyage) was scheduled for April 18, 2018. The 11-day itinerary (themed" American Revolution Cruise", roundtrip from Baltimore MD) included as ports of call Norfolk VA, Williamsburg VA, Yorktown VA, Washington DC, Mount Vernon VA (George Washington's plantation house), Cambridge MD, St Michaels MD, Annapolis MD, Chestertown MD.

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