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SS United States

Miller, William H.

SS United States

the story of America"s greatest ocean liner

by Miller, William H.

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States (Ship),
  • Ocean liners -- United States -- 20th century,
  • Passengers ships -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam H. Miller ; foreword by Margaret Truman Daniel
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16702418M
    ISBN 10039303030X
    LC Control Number91000043
    OCLC/WorldCa24056981

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    S.S. United States The story of America's flagship. Robert Travers July 4, at am. My late wife sailed to England in on the SS United States to meet her then 1st husband who was in the US Air Force. she was 17 and said she stayed mostly under deck in cheap steerage. The SS United States: The SS Unites States has been my favorite ship for many years now and she holds a special place in my heart. I was 19 when I was given permission to visit her in Newport News (by then owners USC.) Every moment of those visits are etched into my memory.

      The SS United States, an ocean liner bigger than the Titanic that once carried celebrities across the Atlantic at record speeds, may one day sail again. Crystal Cruises luxury travel company has plans to overhaul the ship. The cost is expected to be at least $ million. The massive steamship has been docked in Philadelphia for two decades.   Race to save 'America's flagship' the SS United States. The year-old luxury cruise liner that bears the name of this nation, floats rusting in a Philadelphia : Trina Thompson.


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The SS United States was originally supposed to be in Philadelphia for 21 days, according to media reports from Days.

We are now in the 21st year it has been docked on the Delaware, and. His first book, A Man and His Ship, tells the story of William Francis Gibbs, the naval architect who created the ocean liner SS United States; The Wall Street Journal named it one of the best nonfiction titles of Released on: J Last year in June, he self-published a book, “SS United States: The View From Down Below,” that details his knowledge about the ship gleaned during Author: Bill Bleyer.

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