Foreign News: Biggest to Sea

To get the 79,000-ton Normandie, world's largest ship, away from St. Nazaire where she was built, hardy Bretons have dredged out of the harbor a special channel six miles long, made more exciting by five unavoidably sharp curves. Last week the completed Normandie, drawing 40 ft. of water and with the French Line Chairman Marcel Olivier aboard, was shoved off by ten frantically churning tugs while Bretons, gathered from miles around, cheered and whooped in the rain. Hardly had the Normandie cleared the first buoy when driving mists shut her out of sight...

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