• Short Summary

    THE ROUND-THE-WORLD SOLO YACHTSMAN, ALEC ROSE, ALMOST BECALMED OFF THE TIP OF SOUTH WEST ENGLAND, TODAY (MONDAY) TOOK ON SUPPLIES -- MAINLY OF BEER AND CHAMPAGNE.

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    THE ROUND-THE-WORLD SOLO YACHTSMAN, ALEC ROSE, ALMOST BECALMED OFF THE TIP OF SOUTH WEST ENGLAND, TODAY (MONDAY) TOOK ON SUPPLIES -- MAINLY OF BEER AND CHAMPAGNE.

    A ROYAL NAVY MINESWEEPER WENT ALONGSIDE HIS WAVE BATTERED YACHT, LIVELY LADY, NEAR THE SCILLY ISLES AND PASSED HIM SUPPLIES OF BOTTLED BEER AND CHAMPAGNE AND FRESH FRUIT.

    THE LONE SAILOR IS NOW EXPECTED TO REACH PORTSMOUTH ON THURSDAY. FOR THE PAST FEW DAYS HE HAS BEEN VIRTUALLY BECALMED IN THE ATLANTIC, MAKING ONLY A FEW MILES (KILOMETRES) PROGRESS EACH DAY. HIS ROUND-THE-WORLD JOURNEY HAS TAKEN HIM NEARLY A YEAR. HE LEFT PORTSMOUTH ON JULY 16 LAST YEAR FOR AUSTRALIA, AND LEFT AUSTRALIA ON THE HOMEWARD LEG EARLY IN THE NEW YEAR, ROUNDING CAPE HORN ON APRIL 1.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7N3Z5CV3YVPOOLVRB7CNRGN3Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA7N3Z5CV3YVPOOLVRB7CNRGN3Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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