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Old October 4th, 2010, 07:02 PM
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Default Mississippi River Cruises returning in 2012

American Cruise Line is currently building a 140-passenger ship to service the New Orleans-Memphis route once handled by Delta Queen.

Seven night cruises are expected to begin in August of 2012.
American Cruise Lines to bring inland cruising back to Mississippi River in 2012 | NOLA.com

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Old March 4th, 2011, 02:45 PM
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This is true - I just interviewed them and they say the new riverboat is already selling well.

The new boat is a paddlewheel steamer BUT itr is also assisted with two standrad propellars - so it will go a lot faster than either the Delta Queen or American Queen did.
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I have never been on a river cruise, but we have seen pictures and they look great. Why are so costly?
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Old August 12th, 2011, 01:58 PM
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That's one of my dream cruises. To go on a riverboat cruise and would love to be on when they have the races between two of them.
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Old September 4th, 2011, 01:24 PM
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Default American Queen

Another one also coming
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Old November 17th, 2011, 04:05 PM
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I`ve red similar things as well. This is a good thing for North America and those who enjoy its history. You will be able to enjoy the design of a traditional Mississippi riverboat from 19th century.

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