30 June 2012

Well Deserved

Reported this day in 1934:

Reward for Rapid Work

So rapid has been the progress on the Clyde with the giant new Cunard-White Star liner No. 534, that 2,000 workers will be allowed 12 days holiday for the Glasgow Fair next month.

Experiments are being carried out with a new type of lifeboat. It is likely that instead of being lowered in the usual way from the davits, the lifeboats will be controlled by an electric lever.

- Nottingham Evening Post

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