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S. S. United States World's Fastest Liner

S. S. United States World's Fastest Liner Boats, Ships
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Stock #: 151542
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: Steelograph Co.
Postmark: 1959 Apr-22
PM City: New York
PM State: N. Y
Stamp: 3C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Largest and most luxurious ship ever built in America and the world's fastest liner. 990 feet long, 101 feet 6 inches broad, 53,300 gross tons. She established new transatlantic speed records both eastbound and westbound on her maiden voyage from New York, July 3, 1952 and from Europe, July 10, 1952. This flagship of the United States Lines and her running mate, the beautiful S. S. America, maintain regular frequent sailing between New York and Europe.