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Swiss navy

Sailors from a landlocked country

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The Swiss merchant navy celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2016. Up until the 1960s, the crews of Swiss ocean-going freighters were still mainly Swiss. Like Ernst and Annemarie Tschopp, who got to know each other on a merchant ship. The ship’s former engineer and stewardess take a look back at life at sea. (SRF, swissinfo.ch)