The Seattle Times

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Friday, November 29, 2013

SS United States is being prepared for new life — if it escapes the scrap yard

The SS United States, at dockside in Philadelphia, is the object of plans to transform it into a massive dockside attraction. But the nonprofit group that owns the ship warns that if its grand plans do not come together quickly, there might be no choice but to sell the historic liner as scrap.