Collection of links
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A brief overview of some interesting websites related to the America.

Ken Ironside's Australis Website
This web site was the first about the SS Australis on the web. Ken Ironside is a former crew member of the Australis and has developed this web site over the years to become bigger and bigger. A very personal insight into life on board and many memories can be found in an ever growing gallery of former passengers and crew members of the Australis.
http://www.ssaustralishomepage.co.uk/

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Darren Byrne's Australis Website
Very comprehensive site with lots of information and pictures around the ship. A featured personal report based on the authors experiences as a passenger aboard the Australis is well worth reading.
http://www.ss-australis.com/

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Larry Driscoll's Memories of a Transatlantic Passenger
Laurence Driscoll, who is the first and currently the only one who has written a comprehensive book exclusively about America, has collected on his website a lot of information about the SS America and her bigger running mate, the SS United States. Also a lot of memories of former passengers can be found on his website.
http://united-states-lines.org/

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Official Website of the U.S.S. West Point Reunion Association
This website takes you back to the 40s when the America was in service as the troop transport West Point. Here you will find a lot of memories and anecdotes of former crew members, some of Bill Lee's Sea stories and the Reunion Association's own publication, the Pointer's Pub for your reading pleasure.
http://www.usswestpoint.com/

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Steve's SS Australis Travel Page
Website of Steve Mulletts with a short history of the ship, personal experiences on board and some travel reports of other passengers.
http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/mulletts/index.htm

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Tribute to the SS AUSTRALIS by Wolfram Dallwitz
Website with lots of personal memories by Wolfram Dallwitz, who was a passenger on board the Australis in 1970.
http://www.aussipix.com/ssaustralis/index.htm

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Special Webpage about the American Star by Explorermagazin
Fascinatingly detailed website about the shipwreck on Fuerteventura. Many visiting reports and a complete documentation of the wrecks decline can be found here. Even a specially produced video memory on the ship, "Tribute to an Old Girl" is available on the page.
http://www.american-star.de/

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Launching of America
A one-minute video of America's launching can be viewed on the website of the British news archive British Pathé.
http://www.britishpathe.com/video/new-us-liner-launched

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Light installation "Barco de Luz" (light ship) by artist Klaus Berends
Klaus Berend let the American Star shine one last time with his light installation "Barco de Luz" in 1999.
http://www.behance.net/gallery/LICHTSCHIFF-BARCO-DE-LUZ-LIGHTSHIP-SS-AMERICA/3871665
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