Robert Wolf saved Agnes C. Egan from drowning, Avalon, New Jersey, September 1, 1936. While swimming in the Atlantic Ocean, Miss Egan, 27, at a point 600 feet from shore was unable because of a strong current to return to shore. David C. Weir swam to her; and she placed her hands on his shoulders and then became panic-stricken, as he failed to make progress toward shore. Both were briefly submerged several times. Wolf, 19, student, and John W. Clokey, Jr., ran 750 feet to the water, dived through breakers four feet high, and swam 550 feet to Miss Egan and Weir, who had become slightly separated. Wolf took hold of Miss Egan, and Clokey rescued Weir. Miss Egan squirmed and grabbed at Wolf as he swam. He touched bottom 60 feet from shore but swam farther and then waded and carried Miss Egan, who had lost consciousness, to shore. He had drifted in the current and landed at a point 350 feet from the point he had entered. His act required 20 minutes. Miss Egan was revived.
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