Chas' Compilation

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Sunday, May 26, 2013

The S.S. United States: Built to Last


I've been blogging about a documentary about the ship, made by an organization that's trying to save it from the scrap heap. Today's installment is Chapter 3:



CHAPTER 3: BUILT TO LAST. The SS United States is America's Flagship — a perfect marriage of design and engineering all wrapped in one amazing sea-going symbol of post-war America. Built in 1952, she handily beat the transatlantic speed record on her maiden voyage. No ocean liner has ever broken this record. Now, this amazing ship needs our help. Save America's Flagship from being lost forever at http://SaveTheUnitedStates.org.

Chapter 3 of 5 — Click here to view Chapter 4: http://youtu.be/IUVhvEKz2_Q

This chapter is possibly my favorite. Previous chapters that I blogged about are here and here.
   

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