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Lowry, Ethel 'Sunny' - 10/08/1932
START 4 45pm. FINISH 6 55am. Shakespeare beach - 4 miles from France. At least another 14hrs needed to finish. Temp 57’f. Stroke; Front crawl. Height 5ft 3ins. Weight 12 stone 10 lb. Bag pipe music played by Piper Priestly. Grease; Chilli Paste and Lanolin. Food; Coffee, Cocoa, Beef tea.
On board; swimmer Charles Zibelman, W. Anderson of the R.L.S.S., Miss Eileen Whale a singer, Mr H. G. Simmonds a physical training master, who brought a silver horse shoe for luck, Mr A. Decourt, the representative of the Dover Gold Cup, M. Bajin C.S.A. timekeeper, Sergeant Fergusson (Highland Light Infantry). Retired cold and tired.