Foreign News: Day of Glory

Smashing every transatlantic travel record for speed, size and monumental elegance, the French Super-Liner Normandie swept into Manhattan this week from a maiden voyage unprecedented. Not since before the War has any one ship been simultaneously World's Largest and World's Fastest. Last with that double distinction was, in 1907, the Cunarder Mauretania of 30,696 tons, 27.81 knots maximum speed and 67,000 h. p. The Normandie is of 79,280 tons, 31.55 knots maximum speed and 160,000 h. p. As she shot over the Atlantic record mark at Ambrose Lightship, her 1014 passengers and 1,320...

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