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American Cruise Lines Names 3rd Modern Riverboat ‘American Jazz’

American Cruise Lines announces American Jazz as the name of the3rdnew ship in their revolutionary Modern Riverboat Series.

American Jazz will be slightly larger than both the 1stand 2nd ships in the series, and it will feature the same advanced opening bow and retractable gangway seen on American Song and American Harmony. American Jazz is already well under construction at Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, MD and is on schedule to begin cruising the Mississippi in 2020. American Cruise Lines has 5 modern riverboats planned for the series and currently operates the newest and largest fleet of American-built cruise ships in the country.

AmericanJazz opening bow

In 2019, while work is underway on American Jazz, sister ship American Song is already sailing itineraries out West on the Columbia & Snake Rivers and American Harmony begins cruising the Mississippi River in August.

In 2018, American Cruise Lines celebrated its most award-winning year ever, winning 13 travel awards, including Condé Nast’s Readers’ Choice Award, for Top Small Cruise Lines; and Cruise Critic’s Cruisers’ Choice Award for Best River Line in the U.S. & Canada. American operates the largest and newest fleet of coastal cruise ships, Victorian-style paddle wheelers, and the only modern riverboats in the U.S. All ships are between 100-200 passengers and are built, crewed and registered in the U.S.A. With over 35 itineraries to 25 states, including many theme and holiday cruises, American cruises along the rivers, as well as the coastal and inland waterways of New England, Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, the Mississippi River system, and the Southeast. American Cruise Lines’ international affiliate company, Pearl Seas Cruises, operates cruises on the Great Lakes, the Canadian Maritimes, to Cuba from the U.S., as well as Central & South America, and the Panama Canal. For reservations or to learn more about American Cruise Lines Please call 1-800-814-6880 or visit:

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