Save the SS United States

>>> Save the SS United States

Save the SS United States

The SS United States, a history ocean liner from the 1950s and 1960s is just a couple of months from being sold for scrap unless more money for its restoration can be raised. Check it out and contribute if you feel led. These old ships hold a fascination for many, and are such an important part of our maritime heritage.

Fox News has a writeup of the current situation.

The American Queen – returned to service

>>> The American Queen – returned to service

The American Queen, A 436 passenger, classic paddle wheeler boat (with a pair of modern “Z-drive” pod propellers) is again providing service on the Mississippi River.

The American Queen, the largest passenger steamboat ever built, has returned to service on the Mississippi River — offering passengers regular overnight cruises on the river for the first time in four years.