Historic Ship May be Headed for Scrap Yard

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Conservationists are warning that the SS United States, the fastest ocean liner in the world, is headed for the scrap yard.

The SS United States Conservancy, a nonprofit group intent on saving the historic ship, is calling for preservation efforts after the vessel's current owner, Norwegian Cruise Lines, began accepting bids from scrap yards earlier this month, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal on March 5th.