Channel Swimmer Ivy Hawke with Burgess in a Motor Car at Dover

Photograph of Channel Swimming Ivy Hawk

Black and white photograph of four people in a car, surrounded by a crowd, including two wearing sailor’s uniforms. In the middle is Ivy Hawke wearing a beret, jumper with collar up and a jacket. To the right of her is T.W. Burgess, her trainer

Ivy Hawke successfully completed the France to England swim in 19hrs 16min. She had 3 unsuccessful attempts; 1922 France-England 4hrs 30mins. 1927 France-England 7hrs. 1929 England-France 16hrs.

Ivy Hawke has won the 15miles Championship of the Surrey Ladies Swimming Club, for the last 3yrs.

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