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Holbein, Montague 'Monty' - 01/08/1902
START 5 38 pm July 31. FINISH. Aug 1 6 00am. C.G.Nez - 8 miles from Dover. Grease; Oil and Iodine. High tide 7 33am. He consumed three quarts of milk food-milk and virol, a quart of cocoa, a drink of tea, a quantity of Bovril, and six raw eggs. Breast stroke 25 pm then back stroke 20 pm. A linen mask with mica goggles fixed with Collodion.
Fred May & Captain C. Lambert, crew Charles Cole, W. Cole and Driscoll.
Granville tug & Sarah Ann galley
Holbein's wife and her sister Miss Farley, organized the feeds. He was followed by the steam launch Brunette with a large party of friends including two medical men, Dr Murphy and Dr Baird, F. May, Arthur Brown, and Messrs Clarke, J. M. Dick, Holt, White, Holt. And Ashton, A Perman, Frank Shoreland, G. Gray and T. Gray of the Cygnus Broad, Dover swimming club, Hughes, H. Watson, and H Sinclair. Animated Photographic Apparatus. Acetylene lamps used during the night