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Preface

Preface Originally it was planned to make a picture book with many photos that were taken two years before sinking in the North Atlantic and…

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28 – Visit on Christmas Eve 1955

Report 28: Visit on Christmas Eve 1955 The day before Christmas we had accomplished it, we had sailed past the Canary Islands. After scrubbing the…

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Report 11 – Brazil – Rail – Bananas

Report 11: Brazil – Rail – Bananas Out of four days in Brazil, two were pitch black. Right after our cheerful welcome, all hands were…

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Report 12 – A Pampero is not a tango

Report 12: A Pampero is not a tango           one film-clip; Irving Johnson – PEKING – 1930,   Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 7 A-dur…

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Report 13 – Don’t cry for me Argentina – Our song from Bahia Blanca.

Report 13: Don’t cry for me Argentina – Our song from Bahia Blanca. In early September 1955 our trip from Hamburg to the East coast…

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Report 14 – Riding whales

Report 14: Riding whales PAMIR 1930 and LvB [4] The wide Bay, surrounded by green Pampa, this has been engraved into my memory because of…

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Report 15 – Sailing ballet near St. Helena

Report 15: Sailing ballet near St. Helena In early October 1955, we had caught the southeast trade winds southeast of St. Helena. Exactly 140 years…

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Report 16 – Benny Goodman in Concert – Whistling makes it possible.

Report 16: Benny Goodman in Concert – Whistling makes it possible. NOTE: The full concert by Benny Goodman – Click on 1st image left hand…

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Report 17 – Essential Water

Report 17: Essential Water PAMIR 1930 and LvB [6] Some things are obviously understood slowly. Fresh water is essential. After we had packed plenty of…

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Report 18 – Sky sailing in the Bermuda Triangle

Report 18: Sky sailing in the Bermuda Triangle Until Hamburg, I really did not want to write anymore, because I expected lots of work, making…

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