Working Boat 'Commodore', Dover
Vessel named ‘Commodore’ tied up at a jetty in Dover. Eight crew members and pilots. Pop (Jack, christened John) Burwill second from the right. The boat may have been used to escort swimmers across the channel. 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.