Mersea Museum in 2005

  • A reconstruction of a Captain's cabin in honour of the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar
  • William Wyatt - photographs, tools from the well known Mersea boatbuilder, including a fish trunk made him in 1952 when he was 89.
  • Stowboating for Sprats - relics from some of the larger smacks which went stowboating, photographs, and a model showing the techniques used. Photographs of modern fishing vessels pair-trawling for sprats.
  • A Sprite One Design dinghy from the 1960s
  • Mersea at War. Maps of gun emplacements, minefields, and the positions of the bombs which dropped on the island.
  • Mersea holidays - photographs of holiday life on the island.
  • The Pullen Family
  • East Mersea Pictures
  • Computer slide show with commentary - 110 pictures of Mersea in days gone by.

 
Nelson's cabin

William Wyatt - boatbuilder

Sprite One Design dinghy


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