Chief Officer George G. Fraser
To Sam Rockett- To a great swimmer, with best wishes. Was refused permission to land from QEII and take part in 1950 race by Immigration as he only had in £55 in his possession.
Chief Officer George G. Fraser, U.S.M.S. Dennisport, Mass. World War 2; awarded Mariner’s Medal with gold star (seamans Purple Heart), Victory Medal, Pre-Pearl Harbor, Atlantic, Mediteranean, Pacific, Contact ribbons; citation by United States Congress;
International long -distance swimmer (Australia, United States), completed in Lake George 20-mile marathon and awarded prize;
Mariner for 15 years and world wide traveller; will attempt to swim Cape Cod Bay, Mass. (Monuement Point to Race Point) and English Channel this summer; Coached by John R. Tulis, Barnstable