Tag: Peter Frayne

All Hands On Deck And In The Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. According to the Channel Swimming Association, Peter Frayne was an observer on Florence Chadwick's swim and had to jump in the English Channel to guide her after the water pump on her escort boat failed within three miles of shore. Prior to that call of duty, Frayne was below decks on her escort boat

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Remembering Peter Frayne

Michael Read, President of the Channel Swimming Association, recalls the life and commitment of Peter Frayne, "We were deeply saddened to learn of Peter’s death. He played such an important role within our organisation, especially during the formative years after the second World War. He was a great supporter of the Channel Swimming Association. The

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Thank You Very Much, Peter Frayne

Peter Frayne (shown on left), a retired police officer whose beat was along the Dover waterfront who served as the Honorable Assistant Secretary of the Channel Swimming Association, passed away earlier this year at the age of 92. Marathon swimmer Dr. Harry Huffaker (shown on right with Frayne) remembers his good friend who also served in his wedding.

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