French liner SS Normandie crosses the Atlantic in four days

French liner SS Normandie crosses the Atlantic in four days

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She sailed from Le Havre to New York in four days, three hours and 14 minutes. She broke the record and took away the Blue Riband from the Italian liner Rex. Her average speed was 30 knots. SS Normandie also broke record on her voyage back to France. She was the most powerful steam turbo-electric-propelled passenger ship ever built.

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