SHIPPING: Storm

Man has conquered the sea. Complex steel engines, 900 ft. in length, 54,000 tons in capacity, plow across it, 600 miles a day or more, over the same spots where, on the ancient maps, great monsters with fluctuating tails engulfed the early mariner, across the same areas where great storm gods with puffing cheeks emerging from the cloud in bas relief blew the chill blast of sudden death upon lost adventurers. The mystery is gone. And the danger?

Hardly a full day out from Cherbourg, churning...

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