Pulling an exhausted Shirley May France out of the water
The person in the water aiding France 9into the boat is John Temme (son of Ted Temme)
France had two unsuccessful swims, the first was in 1949, France to England, her time was 10hrs 30mins. She had 6 accompanying boats and 2 aeroplanes.
Her second swim was in 1950, and her time was 13hrs 33mins.