Invitations went out last week to attend the keel-laying ceremonies of U. S. Line's new 30,000-ton passenger ship, as yet unnamed, to be launched from Way O of New York Shipbuilding Co.'s Camden, N. J. yard this week. It was on Way O that the aircraft carrier Saratoga was built. The U. S. Line's new liner will be 705 ft. long, have a beam of 86 ft., a speed of 20 knots. It will be the largest merchantman ever built in the U. S.

In Baltimore last week, at a luncheon given by Baltimore...

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