Commissioned in 1952, UNITED STATES is an iconic and mysterious vessel. She is the fastest liner in the world, with an average speed of 35 knots (65 km/h). Her sleek hull resembles that of a cruiser, the engines installed on board are incredibly powerful, and this is no coincidence. The United States Lines built the ship with substantial public support, she must be able to be convertible into a troop carrier, as a conflict with the USSR was a significant possibility at the time.

Embark onboard this highly detailed drawing and feel the power of the ship slicing through the waves by her sharp bow. The Big U is a symbol of her country, a triumphant and prosperous nation that exalts its culture through technological prowess, cinema, and economic power.

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