American Cruise Lines announced the name of its latest vessel: American Constitution, which now under construction at Chesapeake Shipbuilding of Salisbury, MD.
The company said the name was inspired by the USS Constitution, the United States Navy’s oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat and named by President George Washington.
This new ship will be delivered in 2018 and is the sister ship to the American Constellation which begins sailing this May.
The American Constitution is a coastal vessel with full active wing stabilization.
“With the addition of the American Constitution, we will continue to raise the bar for small ship cruising in the United States” said Tim Beebe, Vice President of American Cruise Lines. “We are committed to continue building new ships which will meet today’s guest expectations for comfort, spacious staterooms, and modern amenities.”