American Glory

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Career (United States)
Name: American Glory
Owner: American Cruise Lines
Builder: Chesapeake Shipbuilding, Salisbury, Maryland)
Hull No. 80[1]
Launched: 2002
Homeport: Wilmington, Delaware
Identification: IMO number: 8972338
Call sign: WDA8860
USCG Doc. No.: 1123509
Status: In service
General characteristics
Type: Passenger cruise ship
Tons burthen: 87 (gross); 59 (net)[2]
Length: 143.5 ft (43.7 m)[2]
Beam: 42 ft (13 m)[2]
Draft: 10 ft (3.0 m)[2]
Propulsion: 2 × Caterpillar

3406E Diesel[3]

3 × Caterpillar
3306 Diesel (Aux)
Speed: 13 knots (24 km/h; 15 mph)
Complement: 49 passengers
+ 22 crew[4]

American Glory is a small cruise ship owned and operated by American Cruise Lines (ACL). She was built in 2002 by Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland for overnight coastal, river, and inland waterway cruising within the continental United States. American Glory, as an American built, flagged, and owned vessel operated by US citizen crew members is compliant with the Passenger Vessel Services Act and can transport passengers directly between US ports. The vessel accommodates 49 passengers in her 31 staterooms with 14 having private balconies. All staterooms have private baths, windows, and interior entrances.[4]

The ship deck plans:

  • Main Deck - 4 double and 3 single occupancy staterooms; Dining Salon and lounge
  • Lounge Deck - 6 double occupancy staterooms with private balconies, 5 double and 1 single occupancy staterooms; two lounges, forward and aft passenger decks
  • Carolina Deck - 7 double and 1 single occupancy staterooms with private balconies; library, aft passenger deck
  • Observation Deck - recreation

Upon entering service in 2002 American Glory joined her sister ship American Eagle with had entered service for ACL in 2000.[1]


  1. ^ a b Colton, Tim. "Chesapeake Shipbuilding, Salisbury MD". Small Ship Builders and Boatbuilders. Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Coast Guard Vessel Documentation". NOAA Fisheries, Office of Science and Technology. Retrieved March 10, 2011. 
  3. ^ "American Glory Vessel Details". Retrieved 9 December 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "American Glory". New York Retrieved 9 December 2012. 

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