S.S. AMERICA, S.S. UNITED STATES sailing on the 'All American' team to Europe

Cruise ship United States

Above: The dream retrofit  2010 – D Briedis, Novis,Timothy Cizadlo, MI Reilly-Collette, shipbucket.com

Below: The imaginary Norwegian retrofit – D Briedes, Novice, Titania68, shipbucket.com

In the 1970’s the cruise market took off and so did the hope that the United States could continue sailing as a cruise ship.

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Cruise ship United States.Seattle real estate developer Richard Hadley purchased the United States in September 1978, with plans to convert the liner into a super 1,500 passenger cruise ship. MORE
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Cruise ship United States 2016

Feb 2016:  Crystal Cruises plans to turn S.S. United States into an 800-passenger luxury liner with 400 suites that measure 350 square feet. Features of the original ship, such as the Promenade and Navajo Lounge, will be retained, even as the vessel’s mechanics are overhauled and modernized. The option to purchases is subject to the ship receiving a satisfactory environmental review. If positive the ship would be seaworthy by 2018.

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Rendering Chrystal Cruises

Rendering Chrystal Cruises

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