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American Queen Steamboat Company Enters Fourth Season with Key Refurbishments

02 Mar 2015 The American Queen Steamboat Company has announced refurbishment details of the American Queen as part of a six-week annual layup at New Orleans’ Boland Marine Shipyards. A number of engineering and cosmetic upgrades such as… more

Delta Queen Purchase Finalized

18 Feb 2015 The Delta Queen Steamboat Company, a Delaware limited liability company, Tuesday completed the purchase of the Legendary Steamboat Delta Queen from TAC Cruise, LLC (aka Xanterra Cruise, LLC) a Delaware limited liability company. The legendary… more

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Today in Steamboat History

4 March 1867: BALTIMORE (# T0196) lost, somewhere on her way from New Orleans to Cincinnati
4 March 1891: Brag' sidewheeler GUIDING STAR finally worked off the shallows at mouth of Mill Creek, Cincinnati after being caught out a day earlier

Cruisetricks.de

Check out our website cruisetricks.de if you're interested in the big and not so big ocean-going cruise ships. Though in German language, you'll find the comprehensive cruise ship picture galleries as interesting as the interactive 360 degree panorama pictures from cruise ship's interiors.


Steamboat Gifts

Check out our compilation of unique and very special gifts for steamboat fans and family. You'll not find these in any regular gift shop. Just added: New highly recommended book - "A Page out of History" by Karen "Toots" Maloy.


Forums & Blogs

steamboat and river news and discussion, with a special forum for the "Save the Delta Queen" campaign.

Steamboat Pictures


Gallery of paddlewheeler and steamboat pictures, includes 360° panoramic pictures of the Delta Queen

Calliope & Whistle


Listen to the amazing sound of a calliope and the impressive roar of historic steam whistles.

Model Building


Find out how to build a true steamboat model from model kits or plans; including a special section for Delta Queen models.

Travel Guide


Learn about steamboat related attractions all along the US inland rivers, from the Upper and Lower Mississippi all the way to the Columbia River. Our online Travel Guide is also available as printed book, "The Steamboat Traveller", for your guidance when travelling.


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