Channel Swimmers Jon Erikson and Rosemary George with GPO Telegrams

A black and white photograph of three individuals who received GPO Greetings congratulationary telegrams; Rosemary George, Mrs. George, and Jon Erickson.

Rosemary swam the Channel in 1961 England to France in a time of 21 hrs 35 mins. In 1967 she swam from France to England in a time of 17 hrs 50 mins.

She also had four unsuccessful swims; 1957 13 hrs 30 min. 1958 10 hrs 52 min. 1959 15 hrs 36 mins. These were all Billy Butlin swims. 1960 21 hrs 10 min. She was 800 yds from the beach when she finished, one hour earlier she was 400 yds from the beach.

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