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    FOLLOWING her record-breaking westbound passage across the Atlantic from Bishop Rock to the Ambrose Lightship, the Queen Mary has recently beaten the eastbound record. She passed Bishop Rock at 7.12 hr. G.M.T. on August 30, having, taken 3 days 23 hr. 51 min. for the crossing. The average speed for the voyage of 2,939 miles was 30.63 knots, as compared with the average of 30.31 knots for the 3,015 miles which gave the Normandie the blue riband of the North Atlantic in June, 1935.

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