Thursday, October 8, 2015

“Passengers aboard the S.S. United States cheered and...

"Passengers aboard the S.S. United States cheered and waved to relatives and friends in July 1952. In the 1950s and 60s, the Titanic-sized supership, which offered regular passenger service between New York and Europe, ferried presidents, Hollywood royalty, actual royalty and even the Mona Lisa. Her 1952 maiden voyage smashed trans-Atlantic speed records. But today, she is docked in Philadelphia, stripped of her interiors. Meanwhile, her owners are racing to avoid having he relegated to the junk heap. Photo by @nytimes staff photographer Eddie Hausner. #🚢 #tbt" By nytimes on Instagram.

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