Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Jane Luscombe's Swim



Plaque at the end of St Catherine's breakwater commemorating the feat of Miss Jane Luscombe, aged 15 years of "Croix au Maitre" who swam around the island of Jersey on 5th August 1976. She left St Catherine's at 4.35 am and arrived back at 5.40pm.

A contribution to signs, signs.

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10 comments:

Roger Owen Green said...

good swimmer, a lot better than I ever will be
ROG, ABC Wednesday team

chubskulit said...

Wow very impressive!

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Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

TheChieftess said...

This made me smile!!! I love that there's a commemoration plaque!!! That's a girl who goes after her goals!!!

Sallie (FullTime-Life.com said...

Good for Jane! I love to swim, but definitely not long-distance.

Scrappy Grams said...

wow, what an accomplishment!

ewok1993 said...

that is some accomplishment. a whole day of swimming is no joke. thanks for sharing.

Mo said...

I am assuming you have moved to Jersey are you enjoying it?

Lindy MacDuff said...

Impressive!

VioletSky-Sightlines said...

Does this mean no-one has bested her?
Still, it is quite an accomplishment (saying one who does not swim!)

Lesley said...

Was she a local girl? She must be so proud.