Mrs Millie Clemmington Corson with Press, witnesses and friends
Photograph taken in the Granville Gardens Pavillion. Trainer Bill Kellingley is to the left and H.W Pearson the pilot is to her right. Her husband is to the extreme right of the picture. Mrs. Kellingley standing, wearing the check coat. Louis Timson standing to her 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.