Transport: Old Ship

Old tars of South Shields, England's coal-exporting town that slumps at the mouth of the River Tyne, were excited last month as word flashed through local labor exchanges that Tynemouths Ltd., shipping contractors, wanted unemployed seamen for a special job. Last week, under the command of John W. Sinks, Cunard White Star captain, retired in 1934 after 35 years of service, the 65 seamen picked in South Shields emerged from third class of the liner Berengaria in Manhattan. Their "special job''—with the help of 40 Canadians and 40 U. S. engineers and fire-men—was...

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