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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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SS United States Conservancy Reaches Deal to Explore Redevelopment of Famed Ocean Liner

The SS United States Conservancy has entered into an agreement with commercial real estate development firm RXR Realty to explore options for the

December 11, 2018
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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Do You Love Your Ship More Than Your Wife? YES Said Gibbs (Book Review)

When a reporter asked William Francis Gibbs if he loved his favorite ship more than his wife his answer was surprising both in its honesty and in the fact

November 26, 2016
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Friday, August 5, 2016

Cruise Line Cancels Plan to Return SS United States to Sea

Any hope of the SS United States returning to the high seas as a modern luxury cruise ship has now faded with Los Angeles-based Crystal Cruises cancelling its

August 5, 2016
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Friday, February 5, 2016

S.S. United States Restoration One of Many Grand Projects for Crystal Cruises

(Bloomberg) — “You either grow or die.” To Edie Rodriguez, president and CEO of Crystal Cruises, those words weren’t just lip service for the

February 5, 2016
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Thursday, February 4, 2016

SS United States: Crystal Cruises Planning Return of Historic Transatlantic Liner

A major development today in the ongoing saga to save the SS United States from a trip the scrapyard. Los Angeles-based Crystal Cruises says it has signed a

February 4, 2016
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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SS United States: America’s Flagship, Historic Maritime Artifact and Engineering Marvel

She was built as an unsinkable ship, a claim allegedly attributed to Bruce Ismay, the managing partner of the White Star Line, the direct shipowning company of

April 8, 2014
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Saturday, February 1, 2014

David Macaulay Does the SS UNITED STATES

David Macaulay is an author and illustrator well known to most all American children. His book UNDERGROUND has to be one of my all-time favorites when I was a

February 1, 2014
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

The World’s Fastest Liner May Soon Be A Mall Near You

Will the world’s fastest cruise liner soon be turned into an urban shopping mall? After over a decade sitting idle and collecting rust on a Delaware

April 3, 2012
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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

SS United States Conservancy purchases famed ocean liner ‘SS United States’

In a long-anticipated milestone in the effort to save and redevelop the legendary ocean liner SS United States, the SS United States Conservancy has announced

February 2, 2011
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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Fastest Ship – The SS United States Faces Uncertain Future

Popular Mechanics updates us on the the World’s Fastest Ship, or at least the vessel currently holding the transatlantic speed record the mighty SS

June 24, 2008
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