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6 edition of SS Independence, SS Constitution found in the catalog.

SS Independence, SS Constitution

great American ocean liners

by Miller, William H.

  • 10 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Purple Mountain Press, Ltd., Steamship Historical Society of America, Inc. in Fleischmanns, N.Y, Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Independence (Steamship),
    • Constitution (Steamship),
    • Ocean liners -- United States.,
    • Passenger ships -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography (p. 116).

      Statementby William H. Miller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVM383.I5 M55 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination116 p. :
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3970513M
      ISBN 101930098316
      LC Control Number2001277591
      OCLC/WorldCa48039110

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Service history American Export Lines. SS Independence, 23, GRT, and GRT, SS Constitution were built by Bethlehem Steel Corporation in yard of its Fore River Shipyard in Quincy Massachusetts for the American Export Lines to operate on the US Mediterranean service.

Launched on June 3, and completed Januarythe new liner's first master was Captain Hugh Lee Switzer Laid down: SS Constitution book   out of 5 stars SS Independence, SS Constitution. Reviewed in the United States on Febru Verified Purchase.

Found this book to be full of facts on each ship, that I previously did not know. Its packed with photos of both ships. The book is an excellent read and is enjoyable as well as informative.

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SS Independence and Constitution seen berthed together in Honolulu. From the author’s collection. Oceanic Constitution was transferred to the American Global Line, Inc, and was re-christened by Princess Grace of Monaco under her original name.

SS Constitution commenced cruising out of Honolulu in June Inher passenger numbers was. The SS Independence had a sister ship, the SS Constitution, which was built in The SS Constitution also had an interesting history, including starring roles in the I Love Lucy television series and in the tear-jerker movie, An Affair to Remember.

Actress Grace Kelly sailed the SS Constitution across the Atlantis Ocean on the way to marry Author: Linda Garrison. Built inthe golden age of the luxury liner, the S.S. Independence was a 1, passenger ship specifically designed for high-speed, long distance cruising on the open sea.

The Indy, and her identical twin sister ship, the S.S. Constitution, worked the six-week route from New York to a variety of ports in the Mediterranean.

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Maritime Historian, Cruise‘n’Ship Reviewer & Author. The site says The SS Constitution was a passenger ship owned by American Export Lines and that it sank in southeastern Japanese waters 70 meters deep.

In popular culture. SS Constitution was featured in several episodes of the situation comedy I Love Lucy starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, starting with episode, "Bon Voyage," aired Janu Lucy Ricardo missed the ship and had to be ferried by air by a then-novel helicopter.

American movie actress Grace Kelly sailed aboard SS Constitution from New York to Monaco for her wedding Speed: 23 knots (43 km/h). SS Constitution. likes. CommunityFollowers:   I remember the SS Independence well, and in fact, was aboard her once for a tour.

This was BEFORE Hawaii was even a state, that is, I toured her in New York City at her pier midtown west side. Sad, all the really great ships are gone, SS United States, SS America, Queen Elizabeth, but at least we can still go onboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach.

SS Constitution in Hawaii and Portland, SS Independence. Full Flight – Delta Air Lines – Airbus A – DFW-SLC – NDU – IFS Ep. - Duration: Skylite Productions. Get this from a library.

SS Independence, SS Constitution: great American ocean liners. [William H Miller]. The SS Constitution was an ocean liner owned by American Export Lines. Commissioned inshe started her long career sailing on the New York-Genoa-Naples-Gibraltar route to Europe.

Constitution was a sister ship to the SS Independence. SS Constitution was featured in several episodes of the situation comedy I Love Lucystarring Lucille Ball. For a while, the Constitution joined the Independence in Hawaii but it was withdrawn and sank on its way to the scrap yard in The Independence carried on alone.

It was a good life in Hawaii, and a popular service. As late asthe Independence received the Ship of the Year award from the Steamship Historical Society of America. SS INDEPENDENCE SS CONSTITUTION by William H. Miller tells the story of two great American ocean liners built 50 years ago.

SS INDEPENDENCE SS CONSTITUTION This book recreates a great story in both American and maritime history of two superb ships. It is a tale of glory and glamour, tradition and triumph, invention and creation, and decline. SS INDEPENDENCE model: The SS Independence is one of the few major cruise ships built in the United States.

She was launched during the heyday of ocean travel in by American Export Lines of New York. And even when the golden age was over, she received more than $78 million in refurbishments from between to SS Constitution.

SS United States is a retired ocean liner built in –51 for the United States Lines at a cost of $ million. The ship is the largest ocean liner constructed entirely in the United States and the fastest ocean liner to cross the Atlantic in either direction, retaining the Blue Riband for the highest average speed since her maiden voyage in She was designed by American naval Cost: $ million($ million in ).

Constitution for the United States of America. Article. SECTION. All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Sen-ate and House of Representatives.

SECTION. The House of Representatives shall be composed of Mem-bers chosen every second Year by the People of the severalFile Size: KB. Construction subsidies on SS "Independence" and SS "Constitution": Hearings before the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Eighty-third Congress, [first] second [sic] session.

April 1   Photo By Alan Light Built in the SS Independence and her sister ship the SS Constitution were built to transport passengers between U.S.

FAREWELL TO THE S.S. CONSTITUTION By Shawn J. Dake I have long held on to the belief that the only dignified end to a ship, a great lady of the sea, is to be towed out to sea and sunk. No great chains dragging the hulk of what was once a proud liner, onto the beaches of a distant foreign land, to be burned out and cut up by blowtorches for scrap metal.

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Let’s get started. The Constitution OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA, As adopted on 8 May and amended on 11 October by the Constitutional Assembly ISBN File Size: KB. Two days after voting to declare independence from Great Britain, delegates from 12 of the 13 colonies met in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to sign the Declaration of Independence.

Thomas Jefferson wrote the bulk of the Declaration. American Export Lines. 94 likes. SS Constitution and SS Independence. ton vessel would go on to provide reliable transatlantic runs for the company untilwhen dwindling passenger numbers forced both her and her sister ship, the SS Constitution, to Followers: SS Independence/SS Constitution.

By William H. Miller. IN HONOR of the 50th Anniversary of the Independence and Constitution, this book tells the story of these ocean liners (built in ) from their initial operation between New York and the Mediterranean to their operation in Hawaiian waters.

CONTAINING more than illustrations, this book includes American Exports' postwar vessels, Four. Learn ss constitution with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of ss constitution flashcards on Quizlet. INDEPENDENCE, KS Social Security Office located at N PENN AVE SUITE A.

SSA hours, address, phone number, SSI, SSDI, Disability, Retirement, SSN, Social Security Card & replacement Medicare and on: N PENN AVE SUITE A, INDEPENDENCE,KS. It's a typographical imitation of a handwriting style.

The modern lower case s that we now know was, in handwriting, originally only used at the ends of words. If an s appeared at the beginning or in the middle of a a word, it was written out quit. All of it meant to entertain a rising class of the American elite. Ronald Reagan took a sojourn on this ship.

So too, did the Prince of Saudi Arabia. Lucille Ball and Grace Kelly rode aboard her sister, the SS Constitution. The food on both ships — but especially the Independence —. Foundations of American Government View: The U.S. Constitution View: Civil Liberties and Responsibilities View: The Legislative Branch View: The Executive Branch View: The Judicial Branch: View: State and Local Government View: Criminal Justice View.

An American subsidiary had been created, allowing the ship to be US-flagged. The service was a success, and the sistership Constitution joined the service infollowing a substantial refurbishment.

During the winter ofOceanic Independence also received internal refurbishment, returning to service under original name Independence. SS Hannis Taylor (MCE) (operated by Isbrandtsen Steamship ) SS Hog Island; SS Hoke Smith (MCE) (operated by American Export Lines Inc.) SS Horace Binney (MCE) (operated by American Export Lines Inc.) SS Independence; SS John Chandler (MCE) (operated by American Export Lines Inc.) SS Sir John FranklinFate: Bankruptcy.

Soldier-Statesmen of the Constitution. by Robert K. Wright, Jr. and Morris J. MacGregor, Jr. Center of Military History United States Army Washington, D.C., It appears that the SS Independence leaving without a real destination port and without decontamination is the last move by the American DHS’s attempt to take over the passenger cruise industry by framing all of the breakers and companies as sponsors of terrorism.

The (SS) Constitution was already sunk. See Mar 4, - Explore gemini16th's board "CLASSIC OCEAN LINERS" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ocean, Ss normandie and Rms queen elizabethK pins. Shortly, after Christmas,Constitution was sailing in the Atlantic just off the coast of Brazil.

On the morning of 29 December, sails were sighted on the horizon, and Constitution's new captain, William Bainbridge, altered course to investigate. The ship proved to be HMS Java, a frigate similar to Guerriere.

Both frigates stood for each other and cleared their decks for action. The. Chapter 3. The Story of Our Constitution (SSC, SSC, & SSC) After achieving independence, each colony became a new state. Americans also faced the problem of designing a national sys­tem of government that would be effective but that would still respect individual rights.

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The SS Constitution's interiors were entrusted to Henry Dreyfus, a very prominent American designer who believed in comfort combined with simplicity and who looked after every detail, from the funnel colors to match book covers.Book a Cruise - CruiseServerCruiseServer - Search Caribbean - Search Alaska - Search Europe - TRIP Book Online: Cruise: Air: Hotel: Car.SS INDEPENDENCE/SS CONSTITUTION: GREAT AMERICAN LINERS Signed at $ SS CANBERRA of Signed at $ To order online click on the corresponding link next to each book (if applicable).

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