American Star

American Star current position

American Star current location is at US East Coast (coordinates 32.42997 N / -80.67267 W) cruising en route to BEAUFORT. The AIS position was reported 33 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of American Star

American Star current cruise is 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville. Prices start from USD 4835 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 18 Apr, 2024 and ends on 25 Apr, 2024.

Date / TimePort
18 Apr    Departing from Charleston SC, South Carolina hotels
18 Apr    Charleston SC, South Carolina
19 Apr    Beaufort NC, North Carolina
20 Apr    Hilton Head Island SC, South Carolina
21 Apr    Savannah GA, Georgia
22 Apr    coastal cruising
23 Apr    Jekyll Island GA, Georgia
23 Apr    St Simons Island GA, Georgia
24 Apr - 25 Apr    Amelia Island Florida, Fernandina Beach
25 Apr    Arriving in Jacksonville, JAXPORT, Florida hotels

Specifications of American Star

Year of build2007  /  Age: 17
Flag state USA
BuilderChesapeake Shipbuilding (Salisbury, Maryland USA)
Speed14 kn / 26 km/h / 16 mph
Length (LOA)66 m / 217 ft
Beam (width)13 m / 43 ft
Gross Tonnage1973 gt
Passengers94 - 100
Crew26
Passengers-to-space ratio20
Decks4
Cabins47
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2017
Sister-shipsAmerican Spirit, Independence, American Glory
OwnerAmerican Cruise Lines Inc
OperatorAmerican Cruise Lines

American Star Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2024 Mar 28 6 days, one-way from Amelia Island Florida to Charleston SC Amelia Island Florida $4030
2024 Apr 04 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4835
2024 Apr 06 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4505
2024 Apr 11 6 days, one-way from Amelia Island Florida to Charleston SC Amelia Island Florida $4435
2024 Apr 18 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4835
2024 Apr 20 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4505
2024 Apr 25 13 days, one-way from Amelia Island Florida to Baltimore Amelia Island Florida $8515
2024 May 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $4130
2024 May 11 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore
2024 May 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $4530
2024 May 17 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore
2024 May 23 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $4130
2024 Jun 01 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2024 Jun 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2024 Jun 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2024 Jun 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2024 Jun 29 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2024 Jul 06 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2024 Jul 13 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2024 Jul 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2024 Jul 27 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2024 Aug 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5455
2024 Aug 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4955
2024 Aug 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4955
2024 Aug 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5455
2024 Aug 31 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4955
2024 Sep 07 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5760
2024 Sep 14 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5760
2024 Sep 21 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5760
2024 Sep 28 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise New York $5260
2024 Oct 05 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise New York $5760
2024 Oct 12 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise New York $5760
2024 Oct 19 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise New York $5760
2024 Oct 28 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $4530
2024 Nov 04 14 days, one-way from Baltimore to Jacksonville Baltimore
2024 Nov 18 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville
2024 Nov 25 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville
2024 Dec 02 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville
2024 Dec 09 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville
2024 Dec 16 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville
2025 Apr 03 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4835
2025 Apr 10 6 days, one-way from Amelia Island Florida to Charleston SC Amelia Island Florida $4835
2025 Apr 17 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4835
2025 Apr 24 13 days, one-way from Amelia Island Florida to Baltimore Amelia Island Florida $8515
2025 May 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $4530
2025 May 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $4530
2025 May 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $4530
2025 May 31 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2025 Jun 07 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2025 Jun 14 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2025 Jun 21 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2025 Jun 28 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2025 Jul 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2025 Jul 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2025 Jul 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2025 Jul 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5145
2025 Aug 02 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5455
2025 Aug 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5455
2025 Aug 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5455
2025 Aug 23 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5455
2025 Aug 30 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5455
2025 Sep 06 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5760
2025 Sep 13 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5760
2025 Sep 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5760
2025 Sep 27 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise New York $5760
2025 Oct 04 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise New York $5760
2025 Oct 11 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise New York $5760
2025 Oct 18 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Fall Foliage Cruise New York $5760
2025 Oct 27 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $4530
2025 Nov 03 14 days, one-way from Baltimore to Jacksonville Baltimore

American Star Review

Review of American Star

The 2007-built MS American Star cruise ship is one of the oldest ACL-American Cruise Lines ships - together with American Glory (2002-2019/scuttled), American Spirit (2004) and American Independence (2010). The riverboat was last refurbished in 2017. Being of the same class, American Glory (2001) was scuttled in 2019.

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 USA East Coast, USA 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, and 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 Star cruise ship (ACL)

American Star small cruise ship entered service in June 2007. She is similar to ACL American Spirit and offers the same unique cruising style, hallmark of the company of American Cruise Lines. No matter where she goes to – charming small towns or gracious southern ports, American Star brings guests to spots of magnificent beauty and historic interest. Each passenger is able to unwind on board in the friendly atmosphere created by the American staff.

Decks and Cabins

ACL's American Star ship has 4 passenger decks (3 with cabins) and accommodates 100 guests in a total of 47 staterooms (1 Suite, 25 Balcony, 21 Oceanview, no Inside) in 6 cabin grades. The boat has 2 single cabins. All staterooms have large picture windows, interior entrances and en suite baths. Other amenities include smart HDTV (with DVD), individual climate control, desk, stationary, closet, 4-drawer dresser.

Cabin sizes range from 250 ft2 (23 m2) to 350 ft2 (33 m2).

Shipboard facilities and amenities

MS American Star has one Grand Dining Room (with open seating) that offers regional and seasonal cuisine. Other options for a drink include Maindeck Lounge, Midship lounge and Chesapeake lounge.

American Star clientele consists of well-traveled Americans. The onboard atmosphere is casual and friendly. Various port visits are offered every day. Due to its smaller size, American Star can visit the smallest ports during the shore excursions. Room service is available twice a day. Internet access and Wi-Fi are complimentary. Other amenities are the free cocktails before dinner, American staff & crew, guest lecturers. American Star has a Library Lounge, putting green, fitness, sunshade, lifts (serving all decks).

Itineraries

American Star itinerary program is based on cruises along the USA East Coast departing from Charleston, Jacksonville, Baltimore, NYC New York.

ACL cruise deals are inclusive of the Internet (Wi-Fi), all tours/excursions, flight and coach transfers, live evening entertainment, daily expert lecturers, food tastings, 24-hour coffee/tea, replenished daily bottled water, room-service (twice daily).

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American Star is a coastal passenger ship similar as design to the FLEETMATE American Spirit. Because of their smaller sizes, most ACL ships can visit smallest ports featuring historic architecture, museums and amazing shore excursions.

American Star offers small-ship travel vacations along the US East Coast and also river cruises in the USA. The list of itineraries and departure ports includes: 7-day "Historic South and Golden Isles" from Charleston SC and Jacksonville FL, 14-day "East Coast Inland Passage" from Florida (Jacksonville), 6-day "Chesapeake Bay" from Baltimore MD, 7-day "New England Islands" from Providence RI, 7-day Fall Foliage "Hudson River" cruises from NYC (New York).