The Upper Yard of the Rowhedge Ironworks Company shipyard in 1932. From left - small plate shop; fitting out quay; offices in background; sawmill with joiners shop above; 'Big Shed'; lean-to roof with presses; coppersmiths shop (white); sheer legs. All berths empty.

There were no orders at the time of slump and only a few key staff were retained. At the end of the year an order for the ...
Cat1 Ship and boat building, sailmaking Cat2 Places-->Rowhedge

The Upper Yard of the Rowhedge Ironworks Company shipyard in 1932. From left - small plate shop; fitting out quay; offices in background; sawmill with joiners shop above; 'Big Shed'; lean-to roof with presses; coppersmiths shop (white); sheer legs. All berths empty.
There were no orders at the time of slump and only a few key staff were retained. At the end of the year an order for the tanker BEN HENSHAW brought reopening of the yard until closure in 1964.
From: Rowhedge --- photos and documents
Date: 1932      


Photo: John Leather Collection
Image ID BF72_001_030_001
Category 1 Ship and boat building, sailmaking
Category 2 Places-->Rowhedge


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.