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

Kevin Murphy swim on 30 August 1975

Swimmer
NameMurphy, Kevin
GenderM
Age26
CountryUK
Swim
Date30 Aug 1975
No of Ways, Leg, Direction2-way, 1st, E/F
Swim Time, Departure, Arrival15:00:00, 05:23:53, 20:23:00
Ratifying OrganisationCSA
Swim Crew and Support
Pilot, BoatB. Charnick, St. Claire
ObserverP. Cox/F. Seagrove
TrainerJane Secker/ Leslie Murphy/ Stan Birtley/ Peter Dyton
Miscellaneous
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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