Mooring 'Early Morn' at Dover Harbour after Channel Chase 1947
One of Pop Burwill’s boats “Early Morn” moored after return from Grande Port Philip, France.
It was often used as a channel swim pilot boat, including for Jason Zirganos in the first Daily Mail Race 1950
Pop (Jack / John) Burvill (Burwill) acted as a pilot on many Channel swimming escort and support boats.
A Black and White Photograph. From the Rob Whitewood Collection.