Bob Paysour & Sam Rockett at Cap-Gris-Nez race start

Bob Paysour & Sam Rockett at Cap-Gris-Nez.

Bob Paysour and Sam Rockett at Cap- Gris- Nez before attempt.

Robert Frederic Paysor, USA, had two unsuccessful swims, both France- England, 14th August 1952, time 12hrs 15mins, and then swam in the Billy Butlin swim 21st August 1954, time 12hrs 40mins.

He swam 22 miles upstream in the Catawba River, 1950.

From the Sam Rockett Collection.

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