Swam the Channel in 22 hours and 35 minutes
The 2,311th fastest time out of 2,373 solo swims
5 September 1911Country:
England > France
Organisation: Channel Swimming Association
Pilot: H W Pearson
Escort Boat: Elsie
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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).