Foreign News: S.S. Nostalgia

"It isn't a maiden voyage," said distinguished Passenger Sir John Woods of the Board of Trade, "but it's rather like the second marriage of a very attractive widow."

The dim past when Britain's majestic liner Queen Mary had been the sleekest ornament in the luxury passenger service seemed almost like another age. For all the long war years the Mary's career had been grim and dedicated. But last week her widow's weeds were gone. After nine months of beauty treatments in drydock, she shone bridelike again as she glided away from a Southampton pier...

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