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Even at that, 100 workmen were swept into the Loire River by the backwash. A victim of the Depression, the big liner was laid up for a time at her fitting-up dock. Her maiden trip was postponed until May 1935. [Built by Chantiers de I'Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France, 1935. 82,799 gross tons; 1,028 feet long; 117 feet wide. Steam turboelectric engines geared to quadruple screw. Service speed 29 knots. ] her maiden crossing, the Normandie averaged 32 knots and broke all records. Her time: 4 days, 3 hours, 14 minutes.

Service speed 13 knots. ] The Twenties 29 LLANGIBBY CASTLE (above). The foremost firm on the African runs was Britain's Union Castle Line, which had an elaborate mail-ship service between Southampton and the Cape. Among the many ships on that service was Llangibby Castle, a classic example of twenties "motorship modern" — squat funnels against a rigid profile. [Built by Harland and Wolff Limited, Govan, Scotland, 1929. 11,951 gross tons; 507 feet long; 66 feet wide. Burmeister & Wain type diesels geared to twin screw.

1 The Normandie. The first-class restaurant (opposite, top) was slightly larger than the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles. Surely one of the most outstanding rooms ever put to sea, it a superb creation of Lalique fixtures, hammered bronze glass. Other details were equally mind-boggling: the restaurant measured 300 feet in length, rose three decks and seated 1,000. The indoor pool was 80 feet long with a graduated depth. The theater seated 380 on two levels. The chapel comfortably held a 100 total.

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