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SOS to rescue legendary US liner from scrap heap

HISTORY AT STANDSTILL: Ms Susan Gibbs walking towards the retired passenger liner at a dock in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Saturday.


IT WAS the fastest, most luxurious ocean liner of its day, and whisked the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Coco Chanel, Marlon Brando and four US presidents across the Atlantic.

But now the SS United States sits derelict in a Philadelphia dock as a conservation group makes an...

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