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SS United States: Red, White, & Blue Riband, Forever Maxtone Graham has yet again produced a profusely illustrated tribute, this one to America s most famous and historic liner Arguably the world s most articulate and authoritative maritime historian, John Maxtone Graham documents SS United States, her design, construction, and seventeen years of impeccable service He introduces us to dozens of US passengers, famous and infamous, as well as captains and crew The last great American ocean liner, SS United States could be converted to a , man troop carrier and was capable of attaining a speed of overknots although in her luxury Atlantic crossings the ship was much slower Sadly, jet travel put an end to ocean crossings, and the all aluminum ship rests in Philadelphia while groups of fans continue to try to repurpose itcolor illustrations



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