...Only one day was spent in this place which Leif Erikson started....We
were 50 miles off Agmajsolik, Greenland. Here we encountered a
hurricane from the North East with heavy fog and haziness, also drift
ice, but we kept going for 3 days, a very dangerous and arduous
About 100 miles north of Cape Farewell, we were closed in by the ice,
but after a hard battle, which meant life or death, we finally succeeded
out and clear of the drift ice....After several days
futile effort to find an open harbor, the course was
set for Labrador
....After sailing 13 days in nothing but fog we discovered we were 280
miles off Labrador. The same evening, we met our first iceberg. During
the night a hurricane-like storm came up and heavy fog set in....
We tried to steer clear of the iceberg, but in the heavy fog it was a
after strenuous work and with great care we succeeded in getting out of
this trying situation, which was indeed a miracle....We were now near
the coast of Labrador....We tried to land and find an ice-free port
along the shore, but this was found to be impossible.
course was then set for St. Johns, Newfoundland, and after a hard battle
and great exertion, we reached St. Johns July 20th, 1926. We reached
Boston, Massachusetts August 12th, 1926. We had then covered
....We have during the entire time followed Leif Erikson's route taken
in the year 997 A.D. ...We are the first who have preformed this
achievement since the days of Leif and the smallest boat in fact that
has sailed this route in history.