American Star

American Star current position

American Star current location is at US East Coast (coordinates 41.70521 N / -71.16500 W) cruising en route to FALL RIVER MA. The AIS position was reported 22 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of American Star

American Star current cruise is 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise. Prices start from USD 4620 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 17 Jul, 2021 and ends on 24 Jul, 2021.

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
ACL-American Cruise Lines Coronavirus update

American Star Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2021 Jun 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4627
2021 Jul 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4624
2021 Jul 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4627
2021 Jul 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4620
2021 Jul 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4635
2021 Jul 31 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4623
2021 Aug 07 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4902
2021 Aug 14 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4910
2021 Aug 21 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4918
2021 Aug 28 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4907
2021 Sep 04 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5191
2021 Sep 11 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5188
2021 Sep 18 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5195
2021 Sep 25 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5195
2021 Oct 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5177
2021 Oct 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York
2021 Oct 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5195
2021 Oct 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York
2021 Oct 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5195
2021 Oct 23 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Hudson River Cruise New York
2021 Oct 31 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore
2021 Nov 01 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3311
2021 Nov 06 14 days, one-way from Baltimore to Jacksonville Baltimore
2021 Nov 07 6 days, one-way from Baltimore to Charleston Baltimore
2021 Nov 13 6 days, one-way from Charleston to Amelia Island Charleston SC
2021 Nov 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville
2021 Nov 21 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3799
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 $3788
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 $3791
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 $3801
2022 Feb 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3799
2022 Feb 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3795
2022 Mar 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3802
2022 Mar 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3794
2022 Mar 26 6 days, one-way from Charleston to Amelia Island Charleston SC $4081
2022 Apr 09 6 days, one-way from Charleston to Amelia Island Charleston SC $3940
2022 Apr 23 6 days, one-way from Charleston to Amelia Island Charleston SC $3955
2022 May 01 13 days, one-way from Amelia Island to Baltimore Amelia Island
2022 May 01 6 days, one-way from Amelia Island to Charleston Amelia Island
2022 May 14 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3815
2022 May 20 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3806
2022 May 26 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3810
2022 Jun 04 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4620
2022 Jun 11 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4632
2022 Jun 18 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4640
2022 Jun 25 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4634
2022 Jul 02 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4620
2022 Jul 09 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4620
2022 Jul 16 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4624
2022 Jul 23 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4633
2022 Jul 30 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4628
2022 Aug 06 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4903
2022 Aug 13 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4911
2022 Aug 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4912
2022 Aug 27 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4915
2022 Sep 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5182
2022 Sep 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5176
2022 Sep 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5180
2022 Sep 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $5189
2022 Oct 02 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Hudson River Cruise New York $5180
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 $5179
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 $5188
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 $3318
2022 Nov 20 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3790
2022 Nov 27 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3805
2022 Dec 04 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3801
2022 Dec 11 7 days, round-trip 7 Night Great Rivers of Florida Cruise Jacksonville $3802
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 $3805
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 $3792
2023 Mar 25 6 days, one-way from Charleston to Amelia Island Charleston SC $4085
2023 Apr 08 6 days, one-way from Charleston to Amelia Island Charleston SC $3946
2023 Apr 22 6 days, one-way from Charleston to Amelia Island Charleston SC $3948
2023 May 13 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3802
2023 May 19 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3798
2023 May 25 6 days, round-trip 6 Night Chesapeake Bay Cruise Baltimore $3800
2023 Jun 03 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4636
2023 Jun 10 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4637
2023 Jun 17 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4627
2023 Jun 24 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4638
2023 Jul 01 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4634
2023 Jul 08 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4628
2023 Jul 15 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4640
2023 Jul 22 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4632
2023 Jul 29 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4624
2023 Aug 05 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4913
2023 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4920
2023 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4916
2023 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip 7 Night New England Islands Cruise Providence RI $4902

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 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).

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.

Cruise itinerary program

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

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).

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American Star Wiki

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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