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VITAL STATISTICS
THE BASICS

CLASS: United States (unique)
BUILDER:  Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company
REGISTRY: United States
ENTERED SERVICE: 1952
WITHDRAWN FROM SERVICE: 1969
LINE: United States Lines (when in service);  
SS United States
Conservancy (current owner)
COST: $79 million
CURRENT LOCATION:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

SIZE

GROSS TONNAGE:         53,300
DEAD WEIGHT:               45,400
LENGTH:                          990 feet
BEAM:                              101 feet


PEOPLE

PASSENGERS:                1,928
CREW:                                900
OFFICERS:                      United States  

TECHNICAL

MAXIUM SPEED:          38+ knots
SERVICE SPEED:          33 knots
POWER PLANT:            Steam  (four Westinghouse double reduction
                                     geared steam turbines)
PROPULSION:               Four propeller shafts
SS United States ocean liner
SS United States ocean liner
FEATURE ARTICLES
SS United States ocean liner
SS United States ocean liner
SS United States ocean liner
SS United States ocean liner
SS United States ocean liner
Historic ships - - SS United States - - profile page
The SS United States Story

Saving the SS United States - -
an interview with Susan L. Gibbs, Executive
Director of the SS United States Conservancy
PHOTO FEATURES
A Visit To the SS United States

Still Proud (video)