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.

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