S.S. United States

S.S. United States Steamers

Stock #: 685767
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
Publisher: Steelograph Co.
Postmark: Aug-19
PM City: Bruxelles
PM State: Belgium
Stamp: 2.50f
Philatelic Notes: slogan - VISITEZ LA 75 FOIRE INT LE A GAND DU 13 AU 28 SEPT. 1952
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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New flagship of the United States Lines: maiden voyage from New York July 3, 1952. This vessel is 990 feet long, 101 ft. six inches wide and 53,300 gross tons. She is the largest, fastest and finest vessel ever built in the United States and the world's most modern liner. She has accommodations for 2000 passengers. The superliner United States joins the popular America in transatlantic service.