Great log for the 308th westbound voyage … Bremerhaven to NYC via Southampton and Le Havre. Her highest speed for the voyage was 30.82K.
Great log for the 331th westbound voyage … Bremerhaven to NYC via Southampton and Le Havre. Her highest speed for the voyage was 31.49K
Great log for the 348th westbound voyage … Bremerhaven to NYC via Le Havre and Cobh. Her highest speed for the voyage was 31.96K
Certainly the best brochure ever done for the mighty SS United States … is this lovely example by Lester Beal. Lester did this brochure for the SSUS when she introduced (he also did one for the America) The SSUS brochure was filed with color renderings of public rooms and cabins … and many of these same rendering appeared in advertisements for the ship. The centerfold opens to a wonderful starboard profile one in Lester’s 50’s modern graphics . Just a lovely item in great shape with a tiny little yellowing to the paper. Don’t miss this one .. these usually sell pretty quickly.
Wonderful miniature deck plans for the Big U … printed on medium card stock. Each side has top to bottom deck plans and contains a good selection of B&W interior photos. Very good condition … thought a tiny bit yellowed.
Wonderful miniature deck plans for the Big U … printed on heavier card stock. Each side has top to bottom deck plans and contains a mosaic of interior photos. Very good condition.
USL always did nice publicity items for the SSUS … and these deck plans are pure proof. Printed on glossy paper, this contains super color-coded plan and excellent full color photos … the tourist class dining room is stunning… Great condition. Not dated but form other I have had, I’d say this is about mid 50’s.
Nice set including a Gala menu dated 12/19/60 and a dinner menu dated 12/20/1960. Good condition
Great Miniature cruise deck plan for the might speedy USL Flagship dated 1957 . This has a Texas Agency stamp. Include b/w interior photos
Great Miniature cruise deck plan for the might speedy USL Flagship dated 1954 . This has a Texas Agency stamp. Include b/w interior photos
These little folding postcard booklets seems to be hard to come by … this si only the second one I have ever had. 10 nice photo views form all classes. Please help save this ship: www.ssusc.org
These USL deck plans are always top notch in content … the graphics and photography are superb. Excellent condition with a Florida agency stamp. Please help save this ship: www.ssusc.org
All the plans done for the SSUS were done very well … these will not disappoint. Nice colors and good-sized color photos of cabins and public spaces. Like New condition. A must have for a serious collector!
Great Gala Menu dated June 9. 1962. Lots of good food … Captain Alexanderson in charge. A small stain inside … could be a spot from wine.
Super lot of menus … 3 Breakfast and 4 luncheon from a voyage in November of 1954. These folks ate very well. In nice clean used condition.
Lovely Breakfast and Luncheon Menu set from August 1952 .. the ship had seen only about 6 weeks of service! These menus are in great shape and a testament to the culinary delights served aboard our Nations flagship.
I Love these SSUS Gala Menus! The artwork is vibrant and the menu selections are just mouth watering. John Anderson was in charge of the ship of course..
I Love these SSUS Gala Menus! The artwork is vibrant and the menu selections are just mouth watering. Put on your own SSUS dinner! The ship was just a month or so under 3 years old.
A good solid mini deck plan for the Big U! It was folded oddly at one point and has a few edge blemishes so I’d judge it to be in average plus condition .. a good item for reference!
The BEST brochure ever done for America’ Proud speedy Flagship. Designed and filed with renderings by Lester Beal .. this is a world of 50’s graphic design at its best …24 pages of glory with an unforgettable centerfold of the ship that would make Hugh Hefner blush! Exceptionally Excellent Condition.
Probably the most detailed and through book on the “refit” of the Leviathan for passenger service. The Americans were certainly proud of this magnificent war prize that gave our nation our first giant flagship. WF Gibbs was on cloud nine as well. Packed with lots of historic info and filled with pictures and period ads etc. The cover has a little wear, a bit of the lower left hand side is detached from the binding.
Excellent copy of the best book ever written about the SS United States by impassioned author Frank O. Braynard. This is still the go to work on the ship from her (and WF Gibbs) early history to her sale to US Cruises in late 1979. Fancy wrapped dust jacket and excellent condition … I’m sure this was once someone’s cherished copy.
Great like new copy … this was a basic republication of FOB’s thriller “The Big Ship”, with some added text from Preservationists Robert Westover and Susan Gibbs. Susan is still fighting to save the vessel her grandfather designed and built! Please help join her …www.savetheunitedstates.org. Excellent book!
Once of the best books written about the ship … certainly a book Billy poured the good parts of his soul into (with keen FOB Oversight). The forward is by Margaret Truman Daniels.. Harry’s daughter who was on the SSUS maiden crossing. Well written and lots of great photos. excellent author unsigned copy. An excellent read of the ships life until the early 1990’s.
A super great copy of the Superliner United States Billings book. The dust jacket is intact … though cello taped in a few spots and kind of scuffed. A great read … especially from the standpoint of the ship being new and the true pride Americans had in their achievement. Great line drawn renderings inside.