Captain Webb Memorial Statue

Captain Webb Memorial Statue

Relocated Webb Memorial in post-war position on the Promenade. Image shows the memorial statue to Captain Matthew Webb, the first man to swim the English Channel.

The inscription below the bust of Captain Webb reads: Capt. Matthew Webb Born Dawley 1848 Died Niagra 1883 Swam from Dover to Calais Aug 24-25 1875 Erected by Public Subscription 1910.Matthew Webb

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