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Southsea Jetty, Alec Rose, Portsmouth, 28,500-mile, 354-day

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July 1968 P003344Yachtsman Alec Rose received a hero's welcome as he sailed into Portsmouth and steps ashore at the Southsea Jetty after his 354-day round-the-world trip. A crowd in excess of 250,000 people had gathered to congratulate the Portsmouth greengrocer on his 28,500-mile solo trip around the globe.

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1960s,Sailor,Waving,Record Attempt,Sailing,Yachting
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1968
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