Queen Mary vs Normandie: an American Appraisal

By Jeffrey J. Safford, published May 1984


This article describes the competition between Queen Mary and Normandie for the trans-Atlantic speed record and the voyages undertaken by Admiral Land on both ships to appraise their capabilities with a view to increasing the American impact on the North Atlantic liner trade. It includes Admiral Land’s notes comparing the English and French engineering of these superliners.

Join Today To Read The Full Article

Filed under: Atlantic | Other (Twentieth C)
Subjects include: Ocean Liners & Passenger Craft | Shipbuilding & Design

Join Today To Read The Full Article

Join Now

If you are already a member please login here.