Don't Give Up the Ship: A Special Opportunity for Conservancy Supporters
More than 67 years after her unforgettable, record-breaking maiden voyage, the SS United States continues to inspire people of all ages and from all walks of life. The Conservancy remains committed to giving this magnificent vessel her long-awaited second act, and we cannot do this without your continued support.
With that in mind, we are calling on all of our supporters to renew their commitment to America's Flagship with a donation of $35 or more during the month of September. Your generous contributions will help us preserve the physical vessel that is the SS United States, while making it possible for us to continue expanding our educational and curatorial efforts.
As a token of our appreciation, we will be extending a special opportunity to one random supporter who joins or renews their Conservancy membership with a donation of at least $35:
A special tour of the SS United States for you and a guest, to take place on a future, mutually agreeable date.
To be considered, join or renew your Conservancy membership with a donation of $35 or more by clicking HERE.
Eligible members must donate at least $35 to the Conservancy between now and midnight (EDT) on September 30, 2019. The tour participant will be drawn at random and notified on October 3, 2019. Each chosen participant will be allowed to bring one guest, age 18 or older. Best of luck!
*Public access to the SS United States is highly restricted. Please be advised that all tour participants must be at least 18 years of age and sign waivers. The tour involves extensive walking, including a climb up a narrow spiral staircase. Also, since having been stripped down to her bare structural essentials, the ship poses numerous tripping hazards. Finally, because the ship is docked at a working pier, the Conservancy must submit identification credentials to pier security in advance for each person who will be accessing the pier and boarding the ship.
A plaque spotted hanging in The Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick, Maine.
Photo courtesy of Conservancy President Susan Gibbs.