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New way to support the Belle of Louisville

26 Sep 2015 The city of Louisville, KY, has a new program for people wanting to help organizations of their choice, and the historic steamboat Belle of Louisville is one of them. It’s called “Give Local Louisville,” and… more

American Queen Steamboat Company’s 2015 Holiday Crusies feature newly added christmas markets

31 Jul 2015 The American Queen Steamboat Company is encouraging families and friends to spend the holidays onboard the grand American Queen this season. The most opulent riverboat in the world will travel the waters of the Mississippi… more

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Today in Steamboat History

21 November 1866: launching of the the AMERICA (# 0239)


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.

Steamboats.org Bookstore

Find steamboat and paddlewheeler related books at our very own selection of books in our Amazon.com book store!

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