Billy Butlin, Sam Rockett & The 1954 Competitors.

Billy Butlin

Butlin’s International Channel Swim 1954. Promotional photograph for the 1954 race, produced for Sir Billy Butlin, by Fuller’s Photo News Service, Folkestone, Kent.

In the box at the top (centre) of the photograph, Sir. Billy Butlin. In the box at the bottom (centre) of the photograph, Sam Rockett, Race Marshall, succesful Competitor in the 1950 Daily Mail Race.

Competitors for 1954 race from the top left, [1]Antonio Abertondo, Argentina. [2] Jenny James, Great Britain. [3] Brenda Fisher, Great Britain. [4] Mariah Hassen Hammad, Egypt. [5] Damian Pinza Beltram, Mexico. [6] Margaret Feather, Great Britain. [7] Ned Barnie, Great Britain. [8] Jenny Kammersgaard, Denmark. [9] Baptista Pereira, Portugal. [10] Toufic Bleik, Lebanon. [11] Mohamed El Soussi, Syria. [12] Ken Wray, Great Britain. [13] Jason Zirganos, Greece. [14] Arthur Rizzo, Malta. [15] Aldo Fiorarvanti, Italy. [16] Bob Paysour, U.S.A.

From the Sam Rockett collection. A Black and White Photograph.

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