In the previous post, Macaulay introduced us to a very important, though rarely seen portion of the ship: the peak tank. Read it HERE.

Here, Macaulay investigates the nitty-gritty details of the peak tank’s construction. The sketch on the bottom left demonstrates the scale of the tank, which could be described as a relatively “small” part of the ship. Click the image in enlarge and read Macaulay’s notes.

Peak Tank

Photos of the SS United States’ bow and sketches of the inside of the peak tank. Click to enlarge.

Stay tuned for the last installment of the peak tank series.