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