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Clippings from an 88-day journey across in Atlantic Add to ...

In 1956, three men lashed together nine telephone poles and made a raft that sailed across the Atlantic. Battling a shark and giant waves, Henri Beaudot, Marc Modena and Gaston Vanackere spent 88 days at sea with two kittens (a gift for the Duke of Bedford).