Mississippi Sound Islands
Does anyone know of any previous swims from any of the islands in the Mississippi Sound?
Would be a lot cheaper for me than getting out to California, and would be a decent first channel swim. I think Cat Island is about 8 miles, Ship Island is about 12. There is a marked shipping channel out to Ship Island to keep ships out of the shallows around there.
I did find this:
1893 (May) ……….. John Leland Henderson, grandson of U.S. Senator John Henderson of Pass Christian, set a long distance swimming record by swimming from Blake’s wharf at Waveland, Mississippi to Cat Island.
Add a Comment
It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!
Apply for Membership
Locations & Networking
Browse All Members
Marathon Swimmers Federation
Threads: 867, Posts: 14782, Members: 991
Welcome to our newest members,