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The Sea Cloud sailing ship was the world's largest yacht when built as the Hussar in Germany in 1931 for Post Cereal's heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post and husband, E.F. Hutton. However, she was not the owner for long. The U.S. government leased her for US$1 a year during World War II.

After having several private owners, the 2,533-ton Sea Cloud was abandoned in Panama and purchased in 1978 by German businessmen, who added cabins and facilities for up to 64 passengers to operate her as a fa...

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