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1957 Press Photo Raymond Cruiokshank,will Attempt 9,000 Mile Voyage

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He Will Attempt 9,000 Mile Voyage - Twenty-Eight year old Raymond Cruiokshank, of Durban, South Africa, Sets out from Durbad about December 27th, to attempt the longest stingle-handed voyage in History, a 9,000 mile non-stop passage from Durban to New York, in a 24ft. Cutter, which he made himself for 2,000. taking four years over the task. He hopes to beat the record of athe American, William Willis, who gailed 6,700 miles non-stop across the Pacific in a raft made of forest logs.KeystonePhoto Shows:- Raymono Cruickshank seen in the cutter in which he will sail

Photo measures 10.25 x 8 inches.

Photo is dated 12-23-1957.

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