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Ederle, Miss Gertrude - 06/08/1926
Start 7 05am. Finish 9 44pm. Cap Gris-Nez - Kingsdown. Grease; Lanolin, Vaseline, Olive oil. Food; Roast chicken, Hot chocolate and Pineapple slices. Front crawl. Beef tea and Broth. Start 2hrs before high tide. Spring tide.
New Record Landed Kingsdown. Age 20. Height 5ft. Pace makers were Ishak Helmi and Louis Timson, Channel swimmers. Lillian Cannon also joined her half a mile off Dover. On board; Miss Lillian Cannon, Ishak Helmy, Louis Timson, her sister Mrs Margaret Deuschle, John Hayward (Daily Sketch), Madam Costa, Julie Harpman, Art Sorenson and her father. Recognized C.S.A. 16-8-1928