Business & Finance: Ships

Within the next six months, Nippon Yusen Kaisha will have six big fast new freighters plying between Manhattan arid the Orient. At Havre, the French Line is busy prettifying the launched Normandie for her queenship of the seas next summer. But far the busiest shipyards in the world are the British. Next month Her Majesty Queen Mary will travel north to the Clyde there to launch a 73,000-ton monster which in 1936 will take away the Normandie's crown of size. And the name which Queen Mary will...

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