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Queen of the Sea

The old Queen reigned for 31 years, crossing the Atlantic 1,001 times, three of them carrying Winston Churchill. During World War II, she gave up her old rich...

Deaths In The Family

The controversy that has dogged the colossal new Queen Mary 2 cruise liner turned to tragedy last week when a gangway to the vessel collapsed — plunging 13...

Music: Queen Mary

There's a long, strong history in R. and B. of female singers taking lovers to task. Pop music, of course, is full of songs about romance gone wrong, but when...

People: Jul. 14, 1986

In 1952 the 52,000-ton ocean liner United States broke the transatlantic speed record previously held by Britain's Queen Mary. Time: 3 days 10 hr. 40 min. Last...

Foreign News: Stateliest Ship

Symbol of Mother Britain's mighty and today successful struggle to get the upper hand of depression and unemployment, the Royal Mail Steamer Queen Mary, newest...

Music: Queen Mary in Virginia

Norfolk launches Thea Musgrave's newest opera Norfolk, home of the world's largest naval base, may have launched a thousand ships, but it has never christened...

Sport: On the Road At Long Beach

Streaking along the ocean shore at 190 m.p.h., the Ferrari is a red blur against the blue, a waft of 500-h.p. combustion that arrives on the ebb of a parabolic...

BATTLE OF THE SEAS: The Cunarders

"At $100 a night you can sleep in an A-deck suite whose decorations may include peach glass and python-skin fabrics. . . . You open the bathroom door by a...

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