Pop Burwill on 'Commodore' Escort Vessel
Pop (Jack, Christened John) Burwill’s fishing boat ‘Commodore’. Use to escort swimmers across the Channel. Pop Burwill wearing hat to right of photograph with friend holding a fish.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.