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LaFargue, Gabriel - 30/07/1905
START 8 30am. Admiraty Pier Head. FINISH. 12 35 - swam 20 miles to 4½ miles off Ramsgate. Temp. 65’f. Food; small sandwiches wrapped in paper and thrown to him. Breast Stroke. Swim classed as farcical, half a gale blowing and nearing spring tides.