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Title Postcard: S.S. United States leaving New York on its first trip, July 3, 1952.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2008.002.0007
Collection Hoboken Transportation Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Description Postcard: S.S. United States leaving New York on its maiden voyage, July 3, 1952. Printed photo postcard, 4-1/4" x 6" high; unposted. Two copies.

Published by the Hudson Waterfront Museum, 1991, West New York, N.J.

Text on back reads: The transatlantic liner United States leaving New York/New Jersey Harbor on its first trip, July 3, 1952 with Hoboken in the background [at the bottom left is the Lipton Tea building.] The last recipient of the Blue Ribbon, the United States ended passenger service in 1969.

Credit at the bottom: Photograph by Jeff Blinn. Courtesy of Moran Towing & Transportation.
Date 1952-1991
Year Range from 1952
Year Range to 1991
Search Terms S.S. United States
Caption front
Imagefile 063\20080020007.TIF
Classification Ships
Water
Tugboats
Transportation
Museums