Dover congratulating Mrs Millie Clemmington Corson

Millie being carried through Dover by Bill Kellingley and Louis Timson. Mrs. Kellingley is in the check coat. Behind on Millies right, is the Pilot, Harry Pearson, waving his hat. Her Husband Mr Corson is walking on the far left.

Millie made two unsuccessful attempts on the Channel; the first unsuccessful was England to France, 14hrs. 30mins – she was two miles off France, at Sangatte.

The second swim she was successful; she swam from France starting at Cap-Gris-Nez and finished at Shakespeare Beach, her time was 15 hrs and 28mins, on the 27th August 1926.

She again attempted to swim from England to France. Starting from the South Foreland, she swam for 9hrs 40mins. She was 4 miles from France.

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