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[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0190]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "These are the obverse and reverse sides of a medal being struck in London to commemorate Sir Francis Chichester's round-the -world solo voyage in the Gypsy Moth IV. The obverse side, top, show Sir Francis wearing yachting cap against a background of rigging. The reverse side shows Neptune, with Gypsy Moth IV and the Golden Hind (used by Sir Francis Drake for his round-the-world voyage) against a background of the globe."
Date: May 24, 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0194]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Off to London to see the queen, Sir Francis Chichester, in cap, gets parting words from a well-wisher as he boards his Gipsy Moth IV at Plymouth, England, Sunday."
Date: July 3, 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0197]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Round-the-world yachtsman Sir Francis Chichester waves from his new boat, Gipsy Moth V, anchored at Beaulieu, England, Saturday. sir Francis is preparing for an attempt next month on what he calls the "four-minute-mile of sailing", a 200-mile-a-day voyage of 4,000 miles. He plans to leave Plymouth, England, for Bissau in Portuguese Guinea, and start the 4,000-mile trip to Juan Del Norte in Nicaragua."
Date: December 6, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0188]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sir Francis Chichester, 65, who sailed around the world alone in a 53 foot ketch, flashes a happy smile during a new conference tonight in Plymouth, England, at the end of his 28,5000 mile voyage. His trip ended at 5:02ped today to the cheers of more than 250,000 persons gathered at the Plymouth shoreline."
Date: May 28, 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0198]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sir Francis Chichester and his Gipsy Moth V Sailed into San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua, Wednesday completing the 4,000 mile solo navigation trip from Portuguese Guinea started last February 1. Chichester failed to break his record for solo navigation of the Atlantic. Adverse winds off the coast of Africa slowed his progress."
Date: February 5, 1971
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0200]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lone yachtsman Sir Francis Chichester, 69, is toasted by his wife who was in the reception committee at Plymouth, England, where he landed Tuesday night after a five-month solo voyage in his ketch Gipsy Moth V. His trip included an unsuccessful bid to sail 4,000 miles in 20 days across the South Atlantic. He covered the course in just under 22 1/2 days."
Date: May 12, 1971
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0196]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "London Fire Brigade fireboats give the traditional hose-spraying salute honoring Sir Francis Chichester and his yacht as it arrives off Tower Pier in London Friday."
Date: July 8, 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0189]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sire Francis Chichester waves to crowd at news conference at Plymouth, England, last night upon returning his earth-circling voyage through some 28,500 miles of ocean waves. The 65 year old skipper left Plymouth last Aug. 27 and made a one-stop solo trip in his 53 foot yacht Gipsy Moth IV."
Date: May 29, 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0199]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Britain's grand old man of the sea, Sir Francis Chichester, who defied age and cancer to sail around the world alone, died today at the Royal Naval Hospital here after a long illness. He was 70."
Date: August 26, 1972
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0223.0191]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Sir Francis Chichester ran into freakish weather Saturday night, just as he neared the finish line of his epic 28,500 mile solo voyage around the world. A sudden change of winds slowed his Gipsy Moth IV, which had been making a good 7 knots approaching the English Channel, to a mere 2 knots."
Date: May 28, 1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society