American Star

American Star current position

American Star current location is at US East Coast (coordinates 30.67211 N / -81.46604 W) cruising en route to JACKSONVILLE. The AIS position was reported 8 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of American Star

American Star current cruise is 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise. The itinerary starts on 27 Nov, 2021 and ends on 04 Dec, 2021.

Date / TimePort
27 Nov    Departing from Jacksonville, JAXPORT, Florida hotels
28 Nov    Palatka FL, Florida
29 Nov    Lake George Florida
30 Nov    Green Cove Springs FL, Florida
02 Dec    St Augustine FL, Florida
03 Dec    Amelia Island FL, Florida, Fernandina Beach
04 Dec    Arriving in Jacksonville, JAXPORT, Florida hotels

Specifications of American Star

Year built2007  /  Age: 14
Flag state USA
BuilderChesapeake Shipbuilding (Salisbury, Maryland USA)
OwnerAmerican Cruise Lines Inc
OperatorAmerican Cruise Lines
Speed14 kn / 26 kph / 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

American Star Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Nov 27 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville
2021 Nov 28 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3800
2021 Dec 04 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville
2021 Dec 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3402
2021 Dec 11 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville
2021 Dec 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3789
2022 Feb 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3802
2022 Feb 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3794
2022 Mar 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3492
2022 Mar 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3793
2022 Mar 26 6 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Amelia Island FL Charleston SC
2022 Apr 09 6 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Amelia Island FL Charleston SC
2022 Apr 23 6 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Amelia Island FL Charleston SC
2022 May 01 6 days, one-way from Amelia Island FL to Charleston SC Amelia Island FL
2022 May 01 13 days, one-way from Amelia Island FL to Baltimore Amelia Island FL
2022 May 14 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3500
2022 May 20 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3796
2022 May 26 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3796
2022 Jun 04 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4221
2022 Jun 11 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4631
2022 Jun 18 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4635
2022 Jun 25 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4638
2022 Jul 02 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4631
2022 Jul 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4639
2022 Jul 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4233
2022 Jul 23 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4637
2022 Jul 30 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4622
2022 Aug 06 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4909
2022 Aug 13 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4614
2022 Aug 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4920
2022 Aug 27 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4903
2022 Sep 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5194
2022 Sep 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5184
2022 Sep 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5190
2022 Sep 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5179
2022 Oct 02 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $4790
2022 Oct 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York
2022 Oct 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5177
2022 Oct 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York
2022 Oct 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5191
2022 Oct 30 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore
2022 Oct 31 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3330
2022 Nov 06 13 days, one-way from Baltimore to Amelia Island FL Baltimore $6650
2022 Nov 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3788
2022 Nov 27 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3785
2022 Dec 04 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3804
2022 Dec 11 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3795
2023 Feb 18 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3792
2023 Feb 25 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3795
2023 Mar 04 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3796
2023 Mar 11 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3793
2023 Mar 25 6 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Amelia Island FL Charleston SC
2023 Apr 08 6 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Amelia Island FL Charleston SC
2023 Apr 22 6 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Amelia Island FL Charleston SC
2023 May 13 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3800
2023 May 19 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3814
2023 May 25 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3806
2023 Jun 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4624
2023 Jun 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4623
2023 Jun 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4634
2023 Jun 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4632
2023 Jul 01 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4639
2023 Jul 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4621
2023 Jul 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4626
2023 Jul 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4636
2023 Jul 29 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4623
2023 Aug 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4907
2023 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4900
2023 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4905
2023 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4903
2023 Nov 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3792

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 Spirit (2004) and 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 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 Star cruise ship

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).

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