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A sailing yacht manned by a crew of six young Germans has arrived at Southampton on the completion of a stage of a 30 , 000 miles voyage round the world , which is expected to occupy two and a half or three years . the skipper is Captain H Crosche , the youngest Master Mariner in Germany . He is only 25 . The purpose of the trip is said to be to visit German people in all countries and to acquaint them with the position of Germany at the present time . After calling at 50 ports , the vessell will return to Germany from New York . Photo shows , the crew cheering aboard their yacht at Southampton , Captain Grosche is third from left . 30 March 1934