American Queen acquires riverboat Empress of the NorthMay 22, 2013 05:32 PM
Renamed American Empress to sail in Columbia, Snake rivers
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- American Queen Steamboat Co. has acquired the Empress of the North from the U.S. Maritime Administration, the Memphis Business Journal reported. The riverboat will be renamed American Empress and will sail cruises on the Columbia and Snake river system from a homeport in Portland, Ore. Empress of the North was operated by Majestic American Line until 2008.
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