World Business: The Queen's Shipbuilder

The dowager Queen Mary will be replaced in three years by a $64 million ship that is known so far as Hull No. 736. Already it has stirred curiosity and controversy. The Council of Industrial Design has worried aloud about whether the Cunard Line will make the ship's interior look smart enough, and last week Cunard felt obliged to announce that the Queen will "reflect all that is best in British design."

Nobody doubted that the vessel itself would be shipshape. It will be built, like almost all other Cunard passenger liners, on the banks of Scotland's River Clyde, in the yards...

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