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American Eagle |
American Eagle schooner at Sail Boston 09
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The two-masted schooner, American Eagle, is owned by Captain John Foss and sails on cruises around cost of Maine. The vessel is fully restored and features a panelled main cabin and wood galley range. The schooner is licensed for international voyages and can accommodate 26 guests. The American Eagle sais out of Rockland, Maine

The American Eagle sails on cruises from two days duration to nine days around the Maine coast, and takes longer cruises to places such as New Brunswick, Canada.

The ship was built as a fishing schooner in Gloucester, Massachusetts in 1930, and was originally named the "Andrew and Rosalie". She was renamed American Eagle in 1941. Her trawling days ended in 1983. In 1984 she was taken to Rockland, Maine and rebuilt as a cruise ship by John Foss, and relaunched in 1986. American Eagle was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1991.

There are 14 cabins altogether, and all cabins accommodate two passengers. Most of the cabins have upper and lower bunks, and some have double berths. Two of the cabins can be reserved as single occupant cabins.

Ship Summary
Date Completed:1930
Length:92 feet (122 feet overall)
Width:20 feet