Transport: Majestic to Junk

With the Queen Mary ready to enter the lists against the Normandie for the title of world's largest, fastest steamship, the Cunard White Star Line last week sold to scrappers the famed old Majestic, which once held both honors.

With Kaiser Wilhelm watching, the 915-ft. ship was launched in Hamburg in 1914, named Bismarck. Unfinished because of the War, she was confiscated by the Allies, awarded to Great Britain in 1919. Completed in 1921, she went into service for the White Star Line as the Majestic. From then until the launching of the Normandie last year, she was the largest...

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