Transport: Colossus into Clyde

This week the greatest mass ever moved by man from land to water will go down the ways into the River Clyde near Glasgow. On hand for the most elaborate launching of an ocean liner, known to the world only as No. 534, will be King, Queen, peers, knights, tycoons, workmen and thousands upon thousands of plain British subjects, all fairly bursting with pride at this achievement of empire.

Start. Conceived by the Cunard Line as the world's biggest ship, the keel of No. 534 was laid in February 1931, at the shipyard of John...

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