Susan Gibbs

(Jim Pollin announces his $120,000 donation to preserve a single propeller from the SS United States.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Despite Generous Donation, Little of SS United States May Be Saved

It’s a silver cloud with a dark lining for the SS United States, the iconic cruise ship that has been languishing on the Philadelphia waterfront for the last eighteen years.

06/17/2014

(The SS United States, currently berthed on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia.  File photo)

Conservators Hope Crowdsourcing Can Save Philadelphia’s S.S. United States

The SS United States could be headed for the scrap heap in a matter of weeks if the money to keep her afloat isn’t raised.

06/17/2013

(File Photo)

Documentary Film About SS United States Conjures Up Memories

On Friday night, a documentary film about the record-breaking maiden voyage of the S.S. United States premiered as part of on-going efforts to preserve, and eventually repurpose the ship into a floating museum.

06/16/2012

(Former Eagles' head coach Dick Vermeil, in a television announcement soliciting funds to preserve the SS United States, currently berthed in Philadelphia.)

Dick Vermeil, Former Eagles’ Coach, Serving as Pitchman For Ship’s Preservation

A familiar face is drumming up support to save the SS United States from the scrap heap.

06/01/2012

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