JUNE 17 – Maritime Matters

Jim Pollin Throws A Lifeline to SS United States by Martin Cox, Maritime Matters, June 17, 2014

 With the SS United States‘ historic five-bladed propellers just days away from being scrapped, cruise industry executive Jim Pollin has donated$120,000 to the SS United States Conservancy to save the propeller and support a national campaign to re-purpose America’s Flagship. The donation, as well as a pledge to match an additional $100,000 in other contributions for the ship’s upkeep, was announced this morning in front of the once Top Secret 60,000-pound propeller on board the SS United States.

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