Martin Cox over at MaritimeMatters announced that American Queen Steamboat Company has in fact purchased the EMPRESS OF THE NORTH from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). She will join her fleetmate the AMERICAN QUEEN.
She will stay on the west coast itineraries the foreseeable future.
photo via shipspotting
Photographer: Raenuld Greenleaf
Added: October 21, 2007