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.