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 The gulls wheel over the loaded smacks in Brightlingsea Creek on a misty winter's morning. A scene from the 1920s before the time of auxiliary engines, for the smacks still have their gaff mainsails.

Photo by Douglas Went

Used in The Stowboaters page 6 
Cat1 [Not Set] Cat2 Smacks and Bawleys Cat3 Places-->Brightlingsea

The gulls wheel over the loaded smacks in Brightlingsea Creek on a misty winter's morning. A scene from the 1920s before the time of auxiliary engines, for the smacks still have their gaff mainsails.
Photo by Douglas Went
Used in The Stowboaters page 6
From: Smacks
Date: 1920s      


Photo: John Leather Collection - Douglas Went
Image ID BOXB9_007_002
Category 2 Smacks and Bawleys
Category 3 Places-->Brightlingsea


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.