13 May 2016 Good news from the Steamer PORTLAND: The Steamer PORTLAND”s 2016 cruise season begins soon. Six cruises are scheduled: – May 21 – Veterans and Mariners are Free – this cruise only (details in attached press release) –… more
06 May 2016 American Queen Steamboat Company has announced the release of its 2017 deluxe brochure. The full-color, 76-page brochure presents an overview of itineraries and river cruise offerings for the sixth season of the U.S.-flagged cruise line and… more
Today in Steamboat History
14 April 1866: Champion No. 4 sold to Capt. Vint Shinkle
14 April 1868: Carrie (#0864) was snagged near Indian Mission, Nebraska
14 April 1919: C.C. Bowyer sold
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.
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.
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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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Note: Phyllis does not book day excursions.