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SS UNITED STATES Ocean Liner Model 1952 (32in)

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SS UNITED STATES Ocean Liner Model 1952 (32in)

The SS United States (also known as "The Big U") is an ocean liner built in 1952 for the United States Lines. At 53,329 gross tons, she is the largest ocean liner to date built entirely in the United States and still holds the record for the fastest westbound transatlantic crossing.

In 1952, on her maiden voyage as the new flagship of the United States Lines, the United States captured the Blue Riband with the fastest eastbound and westbound transatlantic crossings on record (3 days, 12 hours, 12 minutes).

The entry of the United States marked the first time since the Baltic a century earlier that a U.S.-flagged ship held the Blue Riband, surpassing European speed records which had stood for decades. The United States lost the eastbound record in 1990, but still holds the westbound record, and remains the fastest ocean liner to cross in either direction. The United States plied the transatlantic with passenger service until 1969.

In 1999, the SS United States Foundation and the SS United States Conservancy succeeded in having the ship placed on the National Register of Historic Places.


  • 100% hand built from scratch using “plank on frame” construction method.
  • Hundreds of hours are required to finish a model.
  • Completed models contain thousands of details created by our skillful master craftsmen.
  • Made of finest wood like Rosewood, Mahogany, Teak and other exotic tropical wood.
  • Chrome and brass fittings and ornaments constitute the excellence of our models.
  • Extensive research through original plans and pictures make our models authentic.
  • Each model goes through a demanding quality control process before leaving the workshop.
  • Makes a perfect gift for home or office decorator, boat enthusiast or passionate collector.

    32"L x 9"H x 4"D
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