Mrs Millie Clemmington Corson and accompanying party aboard the 'Viking'

The accompanying party aboard the motor boat “Viking” the witnesses, pressmen and crew members are all enthusiastically cheering as Mrs Millie Clemmington Corson successfully struggles across the strong adverse tideMillie made two unsuccessful attempts on the Channel ,The first unsuccessful,  was England to France, she swam for 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. She was the second woman to succeed. 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.

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