How America's ship of the future was killed by the jet age

At the age of 10, David Macaulay immigrated to America from England in 1957 with his mother, brother, and sister aboard the SS United States -- a massive, gleaming ocean liner that had been in operation for just five years, and would remain in service only another 12.

How America's ship of the future was killed by the jet age
At the age of 10, David Macaulay immigrated to America from England in 1957 with his mother, brother, and sister aboard the SS United States -- a massive, gleaming ocean liner that had been in operation for just five years, and would remain in service only another 12.