Transport: Paddling Mauretania?

So that a generation of Cunard publicity for the now scrapped Mauretania should not be wasted, British Board of Trade officials were besought last week for permission to re-name the coastal paddlewheel steamer Queen the Mauretania. The paddlewheeler's owners are Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. Ltd., large stockholder in Cunard White Star. Shrewd, the Royal Mail hopes by calling the boat Mauretania to have the name available for a sister to the Queen Mary should one ever be built.


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