American Harmony’s lower bow section emerges

American Harmony's lower bow section emerges from Fabrication Building No. 4 American Harmony's lower bow section emerges from Fabrication Building No. 4 PHOTO: American Cruise Lines

The lower bow section of American Cruise Lines' second modern-style riverboat, American Harmony, has moved from Fabrication Building No. 4 at Chesapeake Shipbuilding to the assembly launchway.

Five-story glass atrium

Like American Song—which departed for its inaugural sailing earlier this month—American Harmony has a contemporary design including a five-story glass atrium. The tip of the bow hinges up to extend a gangway.

American Harmony and American Song supplement American Cruise Lines' traditional paddlewheelers on the Mississippi and the Columbia and Snake rivers.

Summer 2019 debut

American Harmony is scheduled to debut in summer 2019, taking over the Mississippi program currently operated by American Song.

American Cruise Lines has announced plans for a total of five of the modern-style riverboats.

Posted 15 October 2018

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Anne Kalosh

US editor of Seatrade Cruise Review and Seatrade Cruise News

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