Transport: Record

Secretary of Commerce Daniel Roper, English Tennist Kay Stammers, William Waldorf Astor and the Maharaja of Bhavnagar last week were racing against time. As passengers on the Queen Mary, they were assured by Commodore R. B. Irving that they had a good chance of beating the Normandie's westbound trans-atlantic record of 3 days, 23 hr., 2 min. They did, passing the Ambrose Channel Lightship 3 days, 21 hr., 48 min. after they had left Bishop Rock, off Land's End, England. Best day's run: 790 miles.

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