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Connect with SS UNITED STATES ENTHUSIASTS:
Chat with Big U Fans at the SS UNITED STATES GROUP on Yahoo
Learn about the SS UNITED STATES FOUNDATION
On the West Coast? Check out the WEST COAST CHAPTER of the SSUSF
Yahoo Club Guru and Host Rich April has a well researched and great looking web page
Make a Movie about a Great Ship - Visit TV Producer George Brown's Big U site
Rich in Boston salutes America's Flagship with a Great Photo Gallery

Links to Friends of the World's Fastest & Safest Ocean Liner
Roland Fogt displays a 1958 treasure trove saved from his Mother's Big U crossing
Martin Berand's site has great color photos of the Big U in her heyday at
Bryan Guinn's great site dedicated to the Regals of the Sea
Christain Paolino is master of the most colorful and enthusiastic liner site on the web
Steve Flanigan shows family images captured aboard the Big U
Steve Myers documents the Big U in Philadelphia
Keven Tam's SSUS and other liners site
Andrew Durniak's SSUS page
Siona and her daughter visit the Big U about 40 miles from her home
Dan Grossman's tribute includes scans of deck plans
Lou Mancini's Monsters of the Sea includes great images of the Big U
Gene Carl Feldman captured great Big U images in Philadelphia from his kayak
The folks at Barington Steam Boilers know the world is powered by steam

It's Academic
The US Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point is where you'll find new and old friends of the SS UNITED STATES.

Reflections from a SS UNITED STATES Crew Member
The late Lynn Sills was a Big U CREW MEMBER working as Asst. Purser for many years.

American Workers Created the SS United States & SS America
Home of SS UNITED STATES Designers - Gibbs & Cox, Naval Architects - Marine Engineers
Home SS UNITED STATES Builders - Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company

 

 

Friends of The SS AMERICA / SS AUSTRALIS / AMERICAN STAR
Larry Driscoll salutes the grand SS America at his beautiful web site.
Darren Byrne in Perth (W Australia) preserves the honor of the SS AMERICA / SS AUSTRALIS
Doug Griffiths is another friend of the SS AMERICA / SS AUSTRALIS
Ken Ironside knows her as "The Australian Lady" and to Mr. Gibbs she was SS AMERICA


USN Ship/Sub Preservation Associations
BB-62 - The New Jersey
BB62 - just across the river from the Big U - visit the battleshiphttp New Jersey

SSN571 - USS Nautilus
The first nuclear submarine - an incredible service career - awesome boat.

CVA-59 - The USS Forrestal
The USS Forrestal, a US Navy aircraft carrier launched in 1955 shares many similar technologies with the Big U. Learn more by visiting www.uss-forrestal.com - a great site, great tribute, great carrier. http://www.uss-forrestal.com

CA-139 - USS Salem
CA-139 - the United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum in historic Quincy, MA, is home to USS Salem CA-139

Humanitarian Ships...
The World Ship Project at worldship.org is building the world's largest ocean going humanitarian ship.

The Great LinersMartin Cox has produced a great web site that proves Maritime Matters
Hello Pier90. Ships, and more ships including Michael Comer's great Big U images from his former Big U

Cruise News? Visit The World Ocean & Cruise Liner Society web site at http://www.oceancruisenews.com/
Cruising now and then, take a look at http://cruises.about.com/travel/cruises/
Hans Deketele provides a site dedicated to the speed and glory of Blue Riband winners at http://www.blueriband.com
TravelPage.com includes great travel info including a bio on the Big U at http://www.travelpage.com/cruise/ships/us_ustates.htm

A bio of Commodore John W Anderson can be seen at the Bergenfield Museum site at http://home.trilogy.net/bergenfield/hall.html
Carol Cambell's opinion piece on the state of ships of state. Interesting reading at http://www.mdle.com/WrittenWord/ccampbell/carol13.htm
Ken Olsen has an ocean of links on his page at http://mail.bcpl.lib.md.us/~kolsen/cmain2.html


Ships Live at The Museums
The Ocean Liner Museum - a fantastic tribute to ships at http://www.oceanliner.org/
Newport News, Virginia is home of The Maritime Museum at http://www.mariner.org/index.html

The Queen Mary
The Turbine Tribune - Diane Rush is a dedicated Queen Mary friend and this is her great NEW site (formerly the Queen Mary Editorial Page). Visit and take a look inside the Queen Mary engineering spaces! Visit http://home.compuall.net/~dianerush/ to see The Turbine Tribune site.
Her Majesty, the Queen - the Queen Mary Page at http://www.queenmary.com


RMS Titanic
Titanic information, links and great images can be seen upon a visit to Phil Ottewells site at http://www.yrl.co.uk/~phil/titanic/titanic.html
Titanic continues to capture the imagination at Ron Acosta's web site at http://www.fortunecity.com/victorian/stoker/39/




Ship Art, Ship Photographs & Ship Memorabilia

Artistic Power - the SS United States artwork of Robert C Semler.
Beautiful Big U Photos! Like the shot above. Ian Shiffman of Cape Town has captured many of the world's greatest ships on film. Photos and slides are for sale from Ian's web site Table Bay Underway.
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Good Reading
All books all liners all the time at http://www.steamertrunkmerchants.com/oceanlinerbooks.htm

Going to Philly?
Visit the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia