Transport: Again, U. S. Lines

Of all the ships that sail the North Atlantic, only ten belong to the U. S. Lines. But in the past 15 years hundreds of imperiled seafarers owe their lives to the hail-fellow flag that the fleet flies from its Johnny-on-the-spot main masts.

On Christmas Eve a happy knot of womenfolk on a quay in Halifax had the U. S. Liner American Farmer to thank that their men were home to tell the tale of what happened when heavy weather struck the venturesome Nova Scotian three-master Fieldwood, bound from Hawkesbury, N. S. for...

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