Louis Bombard, 1951 Daily Mail Race
Louis Bombard of France at Folkestone Pool. Daily Mail Race 1951 Festival of Britain Year.
Dr. Alain Louis Bombard did start the race but had to give up when approaching his goal.His time was 12hrs. 50minutes. He made an independant attempt in 1950, this was unsuccessful. Time 6hrs
Black and White photograph. From the Sam Rockett Collection