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Duncan, Miss (Margaret) Peggy - 10/09/1930
START 8 20pm Sept 9. FINISH 12 37am Sept 10. Cap Gris-Nez - South Foreland. Grease; Lambs fat. Food; Cocoa, coffee, beef tea. Trudgeon. Temp. 63.5. Weight 200lbs. Started. 4h 28 before high tide. Spring tides. Good conditions. Stung on face by Jelly fish.
Her father originally from Glasgow. She received 300 cables from South Africa, Including General Hertzog the Prime Minister, Mr N. C. Havenga, Minister of Finance, The High Commissioner for London, and Mr Bitizeus, Mayor of Capetown. She carried a message from the Mayor of Calais to the Mayor of Dover, translated for the Mayor by Joe Costa. Peggy came back to England in 1931 and waited all summer, but was unable to make an attempt due to poor weather.