Warship aids solo rower.
Oliver Hicks, 23, from Suffolk, still has nearly 1,500 miles of his 3,300-mile voyage from New Jersey to go.
When he set off on his Virgin North Atlantic voyage 78 days ago, he hoped to reach Falmouth, Cornwall, in a time better than the current 62 day record - but he hit unfavourable conditions.
With supplies a growing concern, he spotted a vessel which turned out to be HMS Cumberland which gave him food
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|Publication:||Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)|
|Date:||Aug 14, 2005|
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