AMERICAN QUEEN SPECIFICATIONS

6/1/2012

Builder: McDermott Shipyard

Designer: Rodney E. Lay & Associates

Owner: Great American Steamboat Company

Mission: Overnight river passenger vessel

Length: 418'6" Beam: 85'

Depth: 13'6" Draft: 8'6"

Main Propulsion: (2) Norberg Machine Works steam engine, 750 hp 

Z-Drive: (2) Aquamaster-Rauma (Rolls-Royce) US911/2250, 1,000 hp, powered by (2) GE variable-speed motor

Ship’s Service Power: (3) Caterpillar 3516 DITA, 1,440 kW

Paddlewheel: 30'6"x30', two sets of 18 double bucket boards per side

Controls: Ramtech/Praxis digital PC-based control system

Bowthruster: (2) Schottel SST-110LKT, 300 hp, powered by (2) GE variable-speed motor

Speed (mph): 12, max; 7, cruise

Hull Construction: Steel

Passenger/Crew Capacity: 436; licensed crew 21; other crew 159

Capacities (gals.): Fuel, 59,310; potable water, 112,686; lube oil, 2,544; sump tanks (14), 33,970

Certification: USCG Subchapter H

Delivery Date: April 29, 1995


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