UNITED STATES bought

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UNITED STATES bought

Post by Deepol » Wed Feb 02, 2011 1:52 pm

It would appear the ss United States Conservancy has managed to buy her and will now embark on the mammoth task of doing some restoration. Awesome to say the least.
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Re: UNITED STATES bought

Post by Deepol » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:43 pm

From a collection of Newport News photos I have some more memories.
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Christening. President Truman's wife was asked but declined. A Senator's wife performed the ceremony in June 1951.
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Getting her funnels
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Funnels being painted
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Re: UNITED STATES bought

Post by Deepol » Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:24 pm

The well known trials photo which has been used many times.
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On the cover of this book of Getty images
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A forthcoming book due in October. All available as would be expected from Amazon......
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Re: UNITED STATES bought

Post by Deepol » Mon Sep 14, 2015 1:47 pm

UnitedStatesFlyby.jpg
Taken from the television from a documentary on ocean liners in VHS days. Apologies for the quality but it's still a good image I think.
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