The Mayor, Leonore Modell, Paul Heron, & Sam Rockett

The Mayor

The Mayor of Folkestone, Herbert Johnson, in the Mayors Parlor shaking hands with Leonore Modell, the youngest person to have swam the Channel at 14 years 3 months of age in 1964, in a time of 15hrs 27mins. She is accompanied by her trainer Paul Herron. Sam Rockett is in the background.

Leonore Modell, from Sacrimento, California, USA. At 14 years and 3 months of age in 1964, she was the youngest person to swim the Channel. Her time was 15 hrs 27 minutes.

From the Sam Rockett Collection

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