27 May 2009

HeadLiner


Headlines from this day, the Queen Mary's maiden voyage, in 1936:

Chicago Daily Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, USA:

QUEEN MARY OFF FOR U. S. TODAY ON MAIDEN TRIP

15 Chicagoans Aboard Huge Liner.


Christian Science Monitor, Boston, Massachusetts, USA:

The Queen Mary Leaves Port For Atlantic Career

Giant Cunarder Starts Maiden Trip


The Hartford Courant, Hartford, Connecticut, USA:

Britain Agog Over Trip Of 'Queen Mary'

Thousands of Excited Sightseers Pour Into Port; Expect 500,000 to Watch Departure


Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, California, USA:

New Queen Mary Will Sail


New York Times, New York, New York, USA:

QUEEN MARY BEGINS MAIDEN TRIP TODAY; 500,000 to Watch as Britain's Proudest Liner Sails From Southampton for New York


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