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Friday, 28 November 2008

Dorset adventurer sails into pirate-infested seas

A Dorset adventurer is preparing to sail through the pirate-infested waters off Somalia in his quest to recreate the first circumnavigation of Africa.

Philip Beale of East Chaldon is leading the Phoenician Ship Expedition, which departed from Syria in August. The crew has now reached Port Sudan in the authentic replica of a 600 BC Phoenician ship.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Friday 28th November 2008

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