The large ship 'Normandie' is launched.
The liner SS 'United States' leaves New York Harbour carrying President Truman's daughter.
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The liner "United States" on early sea trials in the Atlantic.
Shots of SS Lafayette after refit in New York city.
Footage of the liner Normandie being broken down in New York harbour.