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1968 Professional Marathon Swimming In Rhode Island

Courtesy of Daniel Vizeu Costa Couto who updates the website of Abilio Couto, an International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer.

The John E. Fogarty Memorial Distance Swim was billed as the World’s Greatest Marathon Swim in its inaugural race on 24 August 1968 from Narragansett to Block Island in Rhode Island, U.S.A.

The marine chart shown below was handed out to the professional marathon swimmers participating in the 1968 John Fogerty Swim in 1968.

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