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 The Wreck in Colne, by R.J.E. Ellis.

The story of the S.S. LOWLANDS which was torpedoed near the Girdler Sandbank 18 March 1916. She was beached on Mucking Flats 19 March 1916. Some time later she was patched up and towed to the River Colne, but the pumps gave trouble and she had to be beached at East Mersea, just north of the Stone.

LOWLAND was 1,789 tons gross, built W. gray, West ...
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The Wreck in Colne, by R.J.E. Ellis.
The story of the S.S. LOWLANDS which was torpedoed near the Girdler Sandbank 18 March 1916. She was beached on Mucking Flats 19 March 1916. Some time later she was patched up and towed to the River Colne, but the pumps gave trouble and she had to be beached at East Mersea, just north of the Stone.
LOWLAND was 1,789 tons gross, built W. gray, West Hartlepool, 1888.
From Coast and Country Magazine Vol.7 No.1 February 1978, Page 14.
Date: February 1978      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Tony Millatt
Image ID CAC_1978_FEB_P14
Category 2 Places-->Colne
Category 3 Mersea-->East


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.