American Constitution

American Constitution current position

American Constitution current location is at US East Coast (coordinates 41.38949 N / -71.08477 W) cruising at speed of 11.7 kn (22 kph/ 13 mph) en route to NEWPORT,RI. The AIS position was reported 15 minutes ago.

All Itineraries Current Position

Current itinerary of American Constitution

American Constitution current cruise is 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise. Prices start from USD 4498 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 16 May, 2022 and ends on 23 May, 2022.

Specifications of American Constitution

Year built2018  /  Age: 4
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
Passengers170
Crew43
Decks6
Cabins90
Decks with cabins5
Sister-shipsAmerican Constellation
Christened bytba
OwnerAmerican Cruise Lines Inc
OperatorAmerican Cruise Lines

American Constitution Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2022 Apr 26 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6200
2022 May 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4491
2022 May 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4498
2022 May 23 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4793
2022 May 30 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4496
2022 Jun 06 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4800
2022 Jun 13 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $5813
2022 Jun 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $5717
2022 Jul 03 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6096
2022 Jul 13 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6198
2022 Jul 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6610
2022 Aug 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6998
2022 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $5082
2022 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $5065
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 $4675
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 $7410
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 $4863
2022 Oct 01 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5654
2022 Oct 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5646
2022 Oct 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5643
2022 Oct 24 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5425
2022 Nov 03 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5405
2022 Dec 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5422
2023 Mar 16 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6211
2023 Mar 26 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6202
2023 Apr 05 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6216
2023 Apr 15 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $6208
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 $4795
2023 May 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4789
2023 May 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4788
2023 May 29 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4799
2023 Jun 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $4784
2023 Jun 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6219
2023 Jun 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6212
2023 Jul 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6595
2023 Jul 12 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6612
2023 Jul 22 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $6610
2023 Aug 01 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $7005
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 $5083
2023 Aug 25 7 days, round-trip 7 Night The Cape Codder Cruise Boston $5071
2023 Sep 01 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $7399
2023 Sep 11 10 days, round-trip 10 Night Grand New England Cruise Boston $7394
2023 Sep 23 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5367
2023 Sep 30 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5373
2023 Oct 07 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5658
2023 Oct 14 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5660
2023 Oct 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5409
2023 Nov 02 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5405
2023 Dec 23 10 days, round-trip 10 Night American Revolution Cruise Baltimore $5417

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

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 (202o), 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 Constitution cruise ship

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).

Decks and 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 specialties 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.

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

American Cruise Lines new ship infographic (Modern Riverboats)

Itineraries

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.

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 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.

American Cruise Lines new ship design

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.

American Cruise Lines new ship design

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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