Modern Living: The Great Elizabethan Drift-In

"If you think group travel with Cunard is just a trip on a ship," announces a promotional brochure for R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth 2, "we've got news for you." True, if unwittingly, to its word, the Cunard Line ("Great Ships of British Registry since 1840") came up last week with the non-ship-trip of all time. Little more than a day out of New York harbor on a scheduled seven-day Caribbean cruise, the self-billed Greatest Ship in the World lay dead in the water: a leaking fuel line had put all three boilers incurably out of...

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