Business & Finance: Chapman's Ships

Brief is the glory of tallest buildings, longest boats, mightiest cannon, similar man-made objects which for a little while are the superlatives of their kind. With the liner Bremen, world's third longest, just starting on her maiden voyage (see page 21) came last week the announcement that United States Lines, Inc., was planning two new liners longer even than the 938 foot Bremen. They will each be approximately 950 feet long, said Joseph Sheedy, who is operating U. S. Lines, Inc., for Paul Chapman. Each will accommodate 4,000 passengers.

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