Memorial to Commander Charles Gerald Forsberg
From OpenwaterpediaGerald Forsberg OBE, RN on the West Promenade in Morecambe, England. The memorial represents his retirement wish to ‘sit facing wonderful Morecambe Bay and imbibe the matchless view’.
Commander Charles Gerald Forsberg OBE, RN
Commander Charles Gerald Forsberg OBE, RN is an Honour Administrator in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, inducted in 1965. He was also similarly honored by the International Swimming Hall of Fame and is a noted marathon swimming author and administrator. Commander Forsberg also competed in 211 long distance swims, logging 2,021 km (1,256 miles) in championship swims. He was also the long-time President of the Channel Swimming Association between 1963 and 1997.
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- A Tribute to Commander Charles Gerald Forsberg OBE, RN
- Memorial to Commander Charles Gerald Forsberg
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