Sir Billy Butlin & Alfredo Camerero

Sir Billy Butlin & Alfredo Camerero

Sir Billy Butlin & Alfredo Camerero 1959 Folkestone. Sir Billy Butlin presenting the winning trophy to Alfredo Camerero, winner of the 1959 Cross Channel race. Time 11hrs 43mins.

He swam the Channel in 1960 in 12hrs 22min & 30 seconds. He had one unsuccessful swim in 1958, 7hrs 20mins (It was a Butlin’s swim)

He was the winner of the Capri to Naples 1955 and 1956. 2nd in 1958. Winner, Atlantic city 1957 (25 mile race)

A Black and White photograph. From the Sam Rockett Collection

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