English Channel swim by Thomas William Burgess

Swam the Channel in 22 hours and 35 minutes
The 2,600th fastest time out of 2,666 solo swims
Date: 5 September 1911
Country: UK
Age: 39
Category: Solo Swim
Route: England  >  France
Organisation: Channel Swimming Association
Pilot: H W Pearson
Observer: Unknown
Escort Boat: Elsie
Additional swim information:
Started from South Foreland
Landed at Le Chatelet

On-board the escort boat were Wyborn, Flood, Mercer Snr., Mercer Jnr., Fache, Jeffery, Beer, Watson, Whorwell (the official photographer) and Weidman (the pacemaker).
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