Item title reads: " For his sick mother's sake. 17 year old Canadian boy swims dangerous San Pedro Channel in 15 and 3/4 hours and wins fame and £5,000! He was the only one of 102 starters to finish."
Catalina Island, California, United States of America (USA).
M/S on a palm tree...
Young swimmer, George Young, receives a huge welcome home.
A festival honouring Empress Santa Catalina in the Philippine Islands.
A surfing race takes place over 35 miles from Santa Catalina to Santa Monica. America (USA).
People water-ski (aquaplane) over a 44 mile race in California, America (USA).
British warships escort a convoy of troop ships across dangerous waters.
Midget submarine for sportsmen and scientists is tried in California.
Views of a new American bomber - it has floats and wheels.