SS United States Will Sail Again!

{2:50 minutes to read] The SS United States, a 60-year-old ship that holds the Blue Riband speed record between the US and England, has been slowly rusting away in a Philadelphia dry dock. In recent years, this national treasure, a once-majestic ocean liner famous in...

SS United States

The iconic transatlantic cruiser, the SS United States celebrated its 60th birthday last year. Built at the height of the cold war with a conglomeration of federal and private money, the SS United States was designed to accommodate up to 10,000 troops; measuring 1,000...
SS United States Redevelopment Project

SS United States Redevelopment Project

Last Friday evening (15 June 2012), the SS United States Conservancy (@SSUSC) hosted a celebration to honor the 60-year Anniversary of the ship’s first voyage on 4 July 1952 from NYC.  Friends and supporters of the SS United States gathered at Philadelphia’s...