For what was the medal of the “Blue Riband of the Atlantic” awarded?

for the longest liner
for a ship with the largest number of chimneys
for the most comfortable ship
for the fastest liner
The term “Blue Riband of the Atlantic” did not come into use until the 1890's, and the history of the trans-Atlantic competition, which was compiled retrospectively, was regarded as starting with the crossings by the steamships Sirius and Great Western in 1838.Sirius in 1838 needed 18 days 14 hours. 22 min. The last SS United States did this in 3 days 10 hours. 40 minutes
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Answers by country

for the longest liner
for a ship with the largest number of chimneys
for the most comfortable ship
for the fastest liner
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flagAustralia
9%
0%
4%
86%
22
flagAustria
8%
8%
0%
83%
24
flagthe Netherlands
7%
7%
7%
78%
14
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
7%
7%
76%
13
flagGermany
5%
9%
8%
74%
163
flagSwitzerland
6%
13%
13%
66%
15
flagGreece
0%
25%
8%
66%
12
flagPoland
14%
12%
14%
57%
2147
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
13%
13%
55%
43
flagthe United States
4%
30%
17%
45%
46
flagIndia
15%
15%
23%
38%
13