Francis Chichester by Anita Leslie

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Published by Hutchinson : Hodder and Stoughton in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Chichester, Francis, Sir, 1901-1972.,
  • Sailing.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statement[by] Anita Leslie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV812.5.C45 L47 1975b
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p., leaf of plate, [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4928328M
ISBN 100340183160
LC Control Number76354893

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Sir Francis Charles Chichester KBE (17 September – 26 August ) was a pioneering aviator and solo sailor. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for becoming the first person to sail single-handed around the world by the clipper route and the fastest circumnavigator, in nine months and one day overall in – Wikipedia Link.

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