::::  Liners
UNITED STATES
Code - NL250
2.75  
Qty
Date - 1952
Description - S.S. UNITED STATES NL250 Completed 1952 for the United States Lines. Gross Tonnage 53,329 tons Dimensions 916 x 101 Speed 35 knots service speed Maximum Speed reported as 42 knots Total cost $77m, of which $45m met by U.S. defence budget as primary purpose was to be able to carry 14,000 troops in wartime a distance or 10,000 miles without refuelling. Sister ship proposed in 1955 never built.