American Star

American Star last position

American Star last location was at US East Coast (coordinates 29.64345 N / -81.62965 W) cruising en route to GREEN COVE SPRINGS. The AIS position was reported 8 hours ago.

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Current itinerary of American Star

American Star current cruise is 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise. Prices start from USD 4215 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 27 Nov, 2022 and ends on 03 Dec, 2022.

Specifications of American Star

Year built2007  /  Age: 15
Flag state USA
BuilderChesapeake Shipbuilding (Salisbury, Maryland USA)
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
OwnerAmerican Cruise Lines Inc
OperatorAmerican Cruise Lines

American Star Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
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 $3435
2022 Nov 06 14 days, one-way from Baltimore to Jacksonville Baltimore $7425
2022 Nov 20 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $4215
2022 Nov 27 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $4215
2022 Dec 04 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2022 Dec 11 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3630
2023 Feb 11 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2023 Feb 18 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2023 Feb 25 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2023 Mar 04 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2023 Mar 11 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2023 Mar 25 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4215
2023 Apr 08 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4505
2023 Apr 22 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4505
2023 May 13 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3940
2023 May 19 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3940
2023 May 25 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3940
2023 Jun 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2023 Jun 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2023 Jun 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2023 Jun 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2023 Jul 01 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2023 Jul 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2023 Jul 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2023 Jul 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2023 Jul 29 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2023 Aug 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5075
2023 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5075
2023 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5075
2023 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5075
2023 Sep 02 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5365
2023 Sep 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5365
2023 Sep 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5365
2023 Sep 23 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5365
2023 Oct 01 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5365
2023 Oct 08 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5365
2023 Oct 15 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5365
2023 Oct 30 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3435
2023 Nov 05 14 days, one-way from Baltimore to Jacksonville Baltimore $7925
2023 Nov 19 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $4215
2023 Nov 26 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $4215
2023 Dec 03 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2023 Dec 10 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Feb 08 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Feb 10 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Feb 15 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Feb 17 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Feb 22 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Feb 24 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Feb 29 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Mar 02 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Mar 07 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Mar 09 6 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3930
2024 Mar 23 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC
2024 Apr 04 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4505
2024 Apr 06 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4505
2024 Apr 18 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4505
2024 Apr 20 7 days, one-way from Charleston SC to Jacksonville Charleston SC $4505
2024 May 11 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3940
2024 May 17 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore
2024 May 23 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3940
2024 Jun 01 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2024 Jun 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2024 Jun 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2024 Jun 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2024 Jun 29 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2024 Jul 06 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2024 Jul 13 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2024 Jul 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2024 Jul 27 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4790
2024 Aug 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5075
2024 Aug 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5075
2024 Aug 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5075
2024 Aug 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5075
2024 Aug 31 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5075

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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