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Forum: Classic Ships Chat 03-17-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,926
Posted By Sky KIng
It was announced yesterday that Star Cruises,...

It was announced yesterday that Star Cruises, parent company of Norwegian Cruise Line has disclosed that the SS United States will only be sold to a U.S. buyer and will not be sold for scrap. ...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 02-12-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,926
Posted By Sky KIng
I don't think the potential scrapping of the SS...

I don't think the potential scrapping of the SS United States is to be totally unexpected news...it's been rumored for years.
However, I think its shameful for the United States of America to let a...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 02-11-2009, 04:17 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,926
Posted By Sky KIng
Some disturbing news... "The SS United...

Some disturbing news...

"The SS United States Conservancy has learned that the SS UNITED STATES will soon be listed for sale.
The SS UNITED STATES was purchased by Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL)...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 12-04-2008, 02:35 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
LisaP, Thanks for the explanation. Sky...

LisaP,

Thanks for the explanation.

Sky King
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 12-03-2008, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
To The Moderators... I'm very surprised to see...

To The Moderators...
I'm very surprised to see that my latest thread from November 30th, regarding the rapid demise of the SS Norway was not posted.
It was no more controversial than the most...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 07-07-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,024
Posted By Sky KIng
It has grown very quiet regarding the SS...

It has grown very quiet regarding the SS Independence.
Any updates as to her current status ??
Is she still in Dubai ??
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 05-12-2008, 02:40 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,926
Posted By Sky KIng
John Griffin of ABC News has written a nice...

John Griffin of ABC News has written a nice article about the SS United States, complete with photos.
Check it out at:
http://www.abcnews.go.com/Travel/BusinessTravel/story?id=4751136&page=1
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 03-03-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 25,926
Posted By Sky KIng
I wonder if the PBS documentary, "SS United...

I wonder if the PBS documentary, "SS United States: Lady in Waiting" is going to draw enough needed attention to this ship to prevent it from being towed by NCL to Alang.
The one hour documentary,...
Forum: Classic Ships Chat 03-01-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,024
Posted By Sky KIng
Hi All, A gentleman by the name of Scott...

Hi All,

A gentleman by the name of Scott Haefner secretly boarded the SS Independence during the past few months and took some very interesting pictures both inside and outside the ship. Some of...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-26-2008, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
It's kind of ironic that the SS Independence...

It's kind of ironic that the SS Independence which cruised the Hawaiian waters for many years would be not allowed a final stop there, before going off to the scrap yard.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 02-02-2008, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
Audrey2Katrina, Thank you for your kind...

Audrey2Katrina,

Thank you for your kind words. My best to you also.
Maybe we'll chat again in the SS United States post...she needs our help now.

"Songbird out."
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 01-23-2008, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
It appears that this thread may very well...

It appears that this thread may very well continue until the SS France/Norway has given her last plate of steel. She is now beginning to take on that "dead ship" look...where before she just looked...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 01-17-2008, 03:23 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
I believe at one time NCL may have been...

I believe at one time NCL may have been interested in restoring the SS United States...but that was a short lived plan.
With heavy losses at NCL America and restoration estimates, that plan was...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 01-06-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
Looking at the extensive collection of SS...

Looking at the extensive collection of SS France/Norway photos on the JD Pro Marine site, I am reminded of the beauty of this ship and what a sad undertaking it will be to dismantle her.
I've often...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 12-19-2007, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
Capt. Matt, Although Reuben is to be...

Capt. Matt,

Although Reuben is to be commended for his devotion to saving the SS France/Norway, I began to believe one of two things after the Dubai Project debacle.
Reuben was either being used...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 12-17-2007, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
Now all eyes turn to that shipyard in...

Now all eyes turn to that shipyard in Philadelphia where the SS United States rests.
I am REALLY concerned for her.
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 12-05-2007, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
The current photos of the SS France/Norway show a...

The current photos of the SS France/Norway show a VERY tired and sabotaged ocean liner.
The holes cut into the side of the ship, plus the cutting of the bow tip not only show Metha's arrogance, it...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 11-30-2007, 03:18 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
After reading the NTSB report on the SS...

After reading the NTSB report on the SS France/Norway it appears to me that NCL realizing their mistake in doing subpar maintenance on this ship, was in a rush to dispose of her to eliminate further...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 10-28-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
As I've stated several times before, all of which...

As I've stated several times before, all of which turned out to be true...I don't believe there are any credible buyers for the SS France/Norway.
We've all been fed lies by these so called "saviors"...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 10-08-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
WilfredGuerin wrote: "First, as I am not bound...

WilfredGuerin wrote:
"First, as I am not bound by the laws of your country, you should note that editing my posts is illegal."
________________________________________________________
This guy is...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 09-20-2007, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
Hi All, Listen...I think it's time for all...

Hi All,

Listen...I think it's time for all those who remain positive about the outcome of the SS France/Norway to face the facts.

1) Despite all the protests by environmentalists, the Indian...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 09-18-2007, 03:33 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
Hi All, Although I applaud Reuben's positive...

Hi All,

Although I applaud Reuben's positive attitude, I wouldn't be surprised if the SS France/Norway is now being stripped of every valuable commodity. As soon as the court said yes to...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 09-14-2007, 03:19 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
Hi All, Reuben Goossens is back at his SS...

Hi All,

Reuben Goossens is back at his SS France/Norway page today saying that, "something occurred overnight that I simply cannot discus as yet."
I hope that someone isn't taking him on another...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 09-12-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
CRUISEMAMA, MOST of the photos on Google...

CRUISEMAMA,

MOST of the photos on Google Earth are over a year old, so it would be quite improbable that you saw a current picture of the SS France/Norway being scrapped. Same goes for the current...
Forum: Norwegian Cruise Line 09-12-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5,337
Views: 729,197
Posted By Sky KIng
Hi All, I can imagine that the SS...

Hi All,

I can imagine that the SS France/Norway was attacked this morning by a swarm of scrappers, readying the ship for the cutter's torch. You can be assured that no time is being wasted. Mertha...
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