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Learn more about paddle-wheel steamboats, their history and find links to other websites related to river and steamboat topics, a steamboat database and more, from our comprehensive History, Education & Links resources.
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.
Today in Steamboat History
- 1835 birth of Samuel Longhorne Clemens (Mark Twain)
- 1974 launching of hull no.2999, the MISSISSIPPI QUEEN (# 3978), at Jeffboat, Jeffersonville, IN
- 1995 Capt. Roddy Hammett was shot to death at New Orleans
River and Cruise News
American Queen Voyage Announces Culinary Ambassador Regina Charboneau Partnership to Enhance Culinary Encounter Travel Experiences Across River, Lakes & Ocean, Expedition Cruising Offerings
American Queen Voyages is pleased to name Chef Regina Charboneau as Culinary Ambassador across River, Lakes & Ocean and Expedition cruise experiences. Announced today while hosting a private biscuit-making class … read more
American Queen Voyages, part of Hornblower Group and formerly American Queen Steamboat Company and Victory Cruise Lines, today announced that it will open a headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A … read moreread more
Highlights include more itineraries featuring Music City, onboard performances by Lee Greenwood and a City Stay Package American Queen Steamboat Company invites guests to immerse themselves in the sights and … read more
American Queen Steamboat Company Becomes Only Fully Vaccinated U.S. River Cruise Line and Announces Savings
American Queen Steamboat Company announces guests will no longer be required to wear masks on board or receive pre-cruise testing and can once again enjoy unrestricted hop-on hop off shore … read more
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.