English Channel swim by June A Gilbert

Swam the Channel in 16 hours and 53 minutes
Joint 2,070th fastest time out of 2,369 solo swims (equal with 2 others)
Date: 6 September 1958
Country: UK
Age: 21
Category: Solo Swim
Route: France  >  England
Organisation: Channel Swimming Association
Pilot: Unknown
Observer: John Unicume Wood
Escort Boat: Unknown
Additional swim information:
Landed near Walmer Castle, becoming the first Kent swimmer to conquer the Channel.
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