TRANSPORTATION: Wet Leviathan

On the hurricane deck of the S. S. Leviathan in Manhattan last week stood a 15-year-old girl in a dark sailor blouse, a white canvas hat and black shoes and stockings. To the mainmast peak she, Joanna Chapman, ran up a small triangular flag picked out with the letter Y. Her father, Paul Wadsworth Chapman, handed a $4,000,000 check to Chairman T. V. O'Connor of the U. S. Shipping Board. The biggest shipping deal in U. S. history thus completed, the Leviathan's personnel was cut 10% and away she sailed with 1,398 passengers...

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