Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation "Nothing great is easy", Captain Matthew Webb

Kevin Murphy swim on 30 August 1975

Swimmer
NameMurphy, Kevin
GenderM
Age26
NationalityUK [England]
CountryEngland
Swim
Date30 Aug 1975
No of Ways, Leg, Direction2-way, 1st, E-F
Swim Time, Departure, Arrival15:00:00, 05:23:53, 20:23:53
Ratifying OrganisationCSA
Swim Crew and Support
Pilot, BoatB. Charnick, St. Claire
ObserverP. Cox/F. Seagrove
TrainerJane Secker/ Leslie Murphy/ Stan Birtley/ Peter Dyton
Miscellaneous
CommentFirst leg of the first three-way Channel swim attempt. It was eventually abandoned half-way across on the third leg because of rough seas after swimming for 52hrs 16mins

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