Apr 9, 2016 — DAILY PRESS: SS UNITED STATES GETTING ARTIFACTS DONATIONS FROM MARINERS’ MUSEUM, OTHERS

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The SS United States in her current berth in Philadelphia. Photo by Shana Gray.

Hugh Lessig of the Daily Press covers the Conservancy’s recent acquisition of over 600 artifacts, and how that will further the Conservancy’s education and preservation goals. Lessig notes that in tandem with the ongoing option agreement with Crystal, the Conservancy is focused on developing a land-based exhibitions to tell the story of the SS United States in more detail.

“After reviewing the entirety of our SS United States collection, we felt that these donated artifacts would better serve the SS United States Conservancy in telling the story of this historic ship,” said Elliot Gruber, president and CEO of The Mariners’ Museum and Park.

The article also features a photo gallery showing images of the SS United States in her current condition, as well as 3-D views of some of the interior spaces (courtesy of Gibbs & Cox Maritime Solutions). 

Read the Daily Press article HERE.