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Joshua Slocum
  • Name: Joshua Slocum
  • Died: 11/14/1909
  • Known for: First solo circumnavigation of the world (1895?1898)

Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 – on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. He was a Nova Scotian-born, naturalised American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer. In 1900 he wrote a book about his journey, Sailing Alone Around the World, which became an international best-seller. He disappeared in November 1909 while aboard his boat, the Spray.

Alias: (1844-02-20)February 20, 1844

Birth Place: Mount Hanley, Nova Scotia

Death Place: Lost at sea

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