A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the SS United States

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A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the SS United States - Ujifusa, Steven

THE STORY OF A GREAT AMERICAN BUILDER AT the peak of his power, in the 1940s and 1950s, William Francis Gibbs was considered America's best naval architect. His quest to build the finest, fastest, most beautiful ocean liner of his time, the S.S. United States, was a topic of national fascination. When completed in 1952, the ship was hailed as a ...

A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the SS United States 2013, Simon & Schuster, New York

ISBN-13: 9781451645095

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