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...
Cuts (out takes, rushes) for CHANNEL SWIM SKIT in G 1325.
Cuts (out takes, rushes) for IN DENSEST CHANNEL FOG FOR YEARS in G 1326.
Britain suffers in the severe weather conditions with snowdrifts and high seas causing havoc.
Good shots of rough seas battering the coasts of Britain.
Ships at English Channel during exercise.
The Channel ferry ship 'Canterbury' comes into dock.
Swimmers come in after negotiating the channel
An interview on some of the engineering considerations of boring through chalk.