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SS United States
Last Blue Riband / The Big U / Fastest Ocean Liner in
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The SS United States is the fastest Ocean Liner in History. She crossed the Atlantic in 3 Days 10 Hours 40 Minutes. She is actually docked in Philadelphia / Pennsylvania / United States of America.

United States
Name:United States
Owner:SS United States Conservancy
Operator:United States Lines
Port of registry:New York City
Route:Transatlantic
Ordered:1949[1]
Builder:Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company[1]
Cost:$79.4 million[1]($601 million in 2016[2])
Yard number:Hull 488[3]
Laid down:February 8, 1950
Launched:June 23, 1951[4]
Christened:June 23, 1951[4]
Maiden voyage:July 3, 1952
Out of service:November 14, 1969[5]
Identification:
Nickname(s):"The Big U"[6]
Fate:Laid Up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Status:Sold in 1978
Owner:Various
Acquired:1978
Fate:Laid up in Philadelphia in 1996.[7]
Notes:United States changed ownership multiple times from 1978 to 1996[8]
Owner:SS United States Conservancy
Acquired:February 1, 2011
Status:Laid up in Philadelphia[9]
Notes:Continual fundraising towards conservation efforts since 2011.[9]
General characteristics:
Class and type:Ocean liner
Tonnage:53,330 GT
Displacement:45,400 tons (at design draft); 47,264 tons (at maximum draft)
Length:990 ft (302 m) (overall); 940 ft (287 m) (waterline)
Beam:101.5 ft (30.9 m) maximum
Draft:31.25 ft (9.53 m) (design); 32.33 ft (9.85 m) (maximum)
Depth:75 ft (23 m)
Decks:12
Installed power:240,000 shp (180,000 kW) (rated), 241,785 shp (sea trials)
Propulsion:
Speed:• 35 knots (65 km/h; 40 mph) (service) • 38.32 knots(70.97 km/h; 44.10 mph) (maximum)
Capacity:1,928 passengers
Crew:900
Progress5% complete
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  • Houston30
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  • January 24, 2019, 4:17 am
pfff ganz okay ;)

super :3

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