See the United States
January 14, 2005 9:53 AM Subscribe
Welcome aboard the SS United States.
Her maiden voyage was July 7, 1952, where she set a trans-Atlantic record
which still stands.
Her passenger list
included such luminaries as Marlon Brando, Salvador Dali and Harry Truman. Several sites
document the effort to save her from being sold for scrap or sunk.
Far from her former glory, she now
lies at anchor in the Delaware River in Philadelphia, a sad
counterpart to her
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