A REMARKABLE OUTBOARD MOTOR FEAT.
THE inhabitants of the Shetland Isles, off the north coast of Scotland, are a stolid, hard working people. They are unused to the sudden, sensational happenings that are a feature of our daily lives. Imagine their surprise, then, when a young Swedish lady stepped out of a 14ft. Outboard Sea Skiff, having navigated her way from
Bergen, in Norway. Two hundred and twenty miles of absolutely open sea, measured as the crow flies. And an outboard motorboat has a very different flight from a crow.
Miss Aina Cederblom, the evidently iron-nerved pilot, used an Archimedes motor. Very little definite news of this feat is at present available, but the motor used was evidently quite small, as the average speed works out at under 4 m.p.h. (She took 72 hours to do the journey.) We understand that Miss Cederblom is at present making her way to London, so that more will be learnt about herself and her craft at a later date. Are we going down the Thames to meet her ? Well,
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