What This Drone Footage Captured At This Abandoned Philadelphia Ship Is Truly Grim

If you’ve driven through south Philly, chances are you’ve noticed the gigantic ocean liner right sitting in the Delaware River between factories and warehouses. What’s the deal with this giant, abandoned, rusting steam ship? Well, she’s the S.S. United States, and she’s one of the most famous steamships in the world. Her story is fascinating – as is the footage that people have been able to capture of this incredibly unique landmark in Philadelphia.

You can see the fastest ocean liner ever built in person at Pier 82. (Click here for directions). This ship is just one of the incredible pieces of history that belongs in Philadelphia – and it’s no wonder she’s here! After all, our city is known for holding records and being the first to do things – in fact, did you know That Philadelphia Was The First To Do These 11 Things? Learn more about your Philly history by reading on!