Mr Corson assisting his wife up beach
Millie made two unsuccessful attempts on the Channel ,The first unsuccessful, was England to France, she swam for 14hrs. 30mins. she was two miles off Francel, 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 4miles from France.