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SS United States: Red, White, and Blue Riband, Forever

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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 passengers, famous and infamous, as well as captains and crew. The last great American ocean liner, SS United States could be converted to a 14,000-man troop carrier and was capable of attaining a speed of over 40 knots (although in her luxury Atlantic crossings the ship was much slower). Sadly, jet travel ...

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039324170X

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9780393241709

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SS United States: Red, White, and Blue Riband, Forever
2014, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393241709

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