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Susan Gibbs

(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