21 December 2009

A Boat Load

From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on this day in 1937:

Queen Mary Has Hauled 56,850 Travelers

The Cunard White Star liner Queen Mary carried 56,850 passengers between France and British Channel ports and New York City during the year, it is announced. The record places the vessel 16,200 passengers ahead of her nearest competitor, it is claimed.

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