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Antique Room Key S S Washington Luxury Liner Room Key
SS Washington With The United States Lines Livery Colors.
|Ordered:||24 May 1930|
|Builder:||New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden|
|Laid down:||20 January 1931|
|Launched:||20 August 1932|
|Commissioned:||16 June 1931|
|Decommissioned:||18 January 1946|
|In service:||1934-1940, 1947-1957|
|Out of service:||1957|
|Homeport:||New York, New York|
|Nickname(s):||"President Washington's Ship"|
|Fate:||scrapped 1965 (Kearny, NJ)|
|Notes:||Flagship from 1934-1940|
|Class and type:||America Class|
|Length:||705 ft 3 in (214.96 m)|
|Beam:||86 ft 0 in (26.21 m)|
|Propulsion:||B&W boilers, Parsons steam turbines (30,000 shaft HP) - twin screw|
|Armament:||(as Mount Vernon) four 5" guns, four 3" guns|
SS Washington was a 24,189-ton luxury liner of the United States Lines, named after the US capital city.
A very rare antique key chain and room key is in fabulous condition, and would make a unique addition to any antique collection. The key chain and key measures approximately 6 inches in length.
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