August 12, 2014 – Al Jazeera America

America’s flagship: Admirers of SS United States send an S.O.S. by Aaron Ernst and Joie Chen, August 12, 2013 – Al Jazeera America

As the clock ticks down, one potential investor recently submitted a formal proposal to New York’s Economic Development Corporation to bring her back home.

 

“New York City is a great place for this ship to return to,” McSweeney said. “It sailed from New York for 17 years. It’s an amazing piece of engineering and design. It’s also a great symbol of our country and the opportunity that our country offers.”

 

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