Alfred Johnson

Died aged c. 81

Alfred "Centennial" Johnson was a Danish-born fisherman from Gloucester, Massachusetts. In 1876, in a 20-foot sailing dory, he made the first recorded single-handed crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, landing at Abercastle in west Wales as a celebration of the first centennial of the United States

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Alfred 'Centennial' Johnson. First single handed Atlantic sailing west to east in a fishing dory. Gloucester Mass. USA to Abercastle, Wales June 15th - August 10th 1876.

quay wall, Abercastle, United Kingdom where they landed (1876)