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The ship broke in two on a giant wave

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The winter storms had raged more violently than usual in the northern Atlantic. When Kurt Carlsen sailed into the Channel the problems had...

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Kurt Carlsen tells the truth about the drama

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Kurt Carlsen sat, subdued, with his pipe in his mouth. It had long gone out, but he didn’t seem to realize that. Deeply concentrated on...

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The voice from the past. The voice from the Atlantic

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It is one of those gorgeous October days in Silkeborg in 2011. Erling Horslykke Andersen has just been in the attic to get his father’s...

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For the sake of America, said the telegram

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He had been the leader of convoys for the US navy more than 100 times during the Second World War. He knew, to put it mildly, all the...

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“What do you fear most,” captain Carlsen? – “Going ashore!

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Dancy and Carlsen slept soundly despite the raging storm. They went to bunk with the knowledge that now almost nothing could go wrong....

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The world wanted to know more about the indomitable Danish sailor

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The notice in a Danish newspaper about ”Flying Enterprise’s” problems in the Atlantic was, for the time being, the only thing the world...

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Just as he’d wished, Kurt Carlsen died in his home

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He became ill, seriously ill, shortly before his 75th birthday, and the fatalist Kurt Carlsen resigned himself to the inevitable, as he...

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Carlsen’s wish is that his ashes be spread in the sea close to where “Flying Enterprise” went down

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Jens Rytter was captain of “Jutlandia”. One day while he was on holiday at home on the island of Funen, the phone rang. It was from the...

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