Alf Whiting with prize winning lifeboat model 1920

Alf Whiting with a cup and a model of a lifeboat. Photograph shows brother-in-law of Pop Burvill, who was also an official of the swimming association and sometimes also a pilot.

Pop (Jack / John) Burvill (Burwill) acted as a pilot on many Channel swimming escort and support boats. He married Alf’s sister Rose Whiting. A Black and White Photograph.

Alf Whiting on occassion crewed for Pop. The model is now in the Dover Museum collection

From the Rob Whitewood Collection.

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