29 MARCH 1930, Page 3

The ' Europa ' The new North-German Lloyd liner '

Europa' on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic has beaten the per- formance of her sister ship the ' Bremen,' although the weather was by no means favourable. The German designers and builders are to be heartily congratulated. An average speed of twenty-eight knots is a magnificent achievement. The lines of these ships, which in their superstructure—of a flattened pyramidal shape—present no large vertical surfaces to the wind, have the real beauty of utility.

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