American Spirit (ship)

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This article is about the cruise ship. For the schooner, see American Spirit (schooner). For other uses, see American Spirit (disambiguation).
American Spirit in Havre de Grace 20110515.jpg
American Spirit docked in Havre de Grace, Maryland, on May 15, 2011
Name: American Spirit
Owner: American Cruise Lines
Builder: Chesapeake Shipbuilding, Salisbury, Maryland (hull no. 82)[1]
Launched: 2005
Homeport: Wilmington, Delaware
Status: In service
General characteristics
Type: Passenger cruise ship
Tons burthen: 93 (gross); 63 (net)[1]
Length: 199.4 ft (60.8 m)[1]
Beam: 45 ft (14 m)[1]
Draft: 19.8 ft (6.0 m)[1]
Propulsion: 2 × MTU 16v2000
Speed: 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Capacity: 100 passengers
Crew: 26 crew[2]

American Spirit is a small cruise ship owned and operated by American Cruise Lines (ACL). Also owned by ACL are the smaller American Glory and American Eagle, as well as the American Star of the same size built in 2007.[3] American Spirit was built in 2005 by Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, Maryland. Up to 100 passengers can be accommodated in her 51 staterooms. All staterooms have interior entrances and windows, and 26 have small, private balconies.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Coast Guard Vessel Documentation". NOAA Fisheries, Office of Science and Technology. Retrieved March 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ "American Spirit - American Cruise Lines". Frommers. Retrieved 18 September 2013. 
  3. ^ M. Hannafin, H. Sarna:Frommer's Cruises and Ports of Call 2010 p. 322: American Eagle, American Glory, American Spirit, American Star

External links[edit]

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