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The other S.S. Rex – a gambling ship off Santa Monica, California in the 1930s and early 1940s.

The Italian ocean liner S.S. Rex. The Los Angeles gambling ship S.S. Rex. The other S.S. Rex – a gambling ship off Santa Monica, California in the 1930s and early 1940s. Besides the fabulous Italian ocean liner S.S. REX launched in 1931, there was another S.S. REX.  The far lesser (but profitable) SS REX was operated as a gambling ship ... Read More »

SS UNITED STATES YOUTUBE VIDEO

The Flagship of America is in need of help…your help…and a vision to restore her. Please help save the SS United States! Cruise ship history: 22-year-old SS UNITED STATES Conservancy supporter Jonathan Doucette has crafted a sixty-second online commercial spot promoting the cause of saving our nation’s flagship.   A fierce advocate for the ship’s preservation, Doucette is a graduate of ... Read More »