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On the Platt, c1950

A Glimpse of the Past

On the Platt, c1950

John Mills, Jim Honey, “Uncle” Jim May, Anthony Provis, “Tinker” Brown, Walter Billing and Tommy Tabb on the Platt, circa 1950. In the early 20th century, John (Jack) Provis, brother of Anthony Provis averted an awkward situation when he was on a ship in New Guinea by removing his false teeth – to the amazement of the local headhunters!

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