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English Channel swim by Dorothy Perkins

Swam the Channel in 20 hours and 26 minutes
Joint 2,279th fastest time out of 2,373 solo swims (equal with 1 other)
Date: 6 June 1961
Country: UK
Age: Unknown
Category: Solo Swim
Route: France  >  England
Organisation: Channel Swimming Association
Pilot: Captain Len Hutchinson
Observer: Michael Jennings
Escort Boat: Unknown
Additional swim information:
Landed at Deal pier. At the time, this was the earliest in the year anyone had swum the English Channel.
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