Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sailing Alone Across the Pacific

(by Heather Hernandez, Technical Services Librarian)

Kenichi Horie's inscription on the title page of the Research Center's rare copy of Kodoku.

On Sunday, August 12, 1962, Kenichi Horie arrived in San Francisco, becoming the first person to sail alone across the Pacific.  Read more about this remarkable achievement in our blog entries celebrating the 50th anniversary.

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