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, 2nd, F-E
Swim Time, Departure, Arrival21:03:00, 20:34:00, 17:37:00
Ratifying OrganisationCSA
Swim Crew and Support
Pilot, BoatB. Charnick, St. Claire
ObserverP. Cox/F. Seagrove
TrainerJane Secker/ Leslie Murphy/ Stan Birtley/ Peter Dyton
Miscellaneous
CommentThis was the second leg of the first three-way Channel attempt. It was eventually abandoned half-way back on the third leg after a total time in the water of 52hrs 30mins.

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