The Italian liner Rex arriving in New York in the 1930s. In...

Published: 6/01/2019
The Italian liner Rex arriving in New York in the 1930s. In...
Source: HISTORICALTIMES.TUMBLR.COM

The Italian liner Rex arriving in New York in the 1930s. In August 1933 she won the Blue Riband as the fastest ship to cross the Atlantic at the average speed of 28.92 knots, beating SS Bremen’s previous record of 27.92 knots. This would be later beaten by SS Normandie with 29.98 kn. via reddit

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