On June 24, 2011, the SS United States Conservancy, friends and supporters celebrated its 2011 Summer Gala at the Corinthian Yacht Club on the Delaware River in Essington, PA, just south of Philadelphia. This video is the condensed version - the highlights - of the original edition.
Over 150 supporters of the Nation's Flagship assembled to show their support and to help raise funds for her renovation and redevelopment.
Cadets from Valley Forge Military Academy
First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry
John Reynolds, Atlantic Logistics
Susan Gibbs, SSUSC President
Mark L. Byers, Wilmington Trust
Dan McSweeney, SSUSC Executive Director
Matt Schulte, The Steamship Historical Society of America
George McNeeley, Christie's
A PSA video by John Johnson - "Save the SS United States"
Song written and performed by Skip Denenberg & Andy Kravitz, produced by Andy Kravitz
Still Photography Courtesy of:
Phillip Buehler, "Modern Ruins"
Elizabeth Robertson, Philadelphia Inquirer
The Mark Perry Collection
Graphics by Greg Shutters
Music by The Albert Oehrle Orchestra
Support the effort to save the SS United States at ssunitedstatesconservancy.org
An SS United States Conservancy presentation, in association with MageeMedia
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