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 Paddle steamer alongside Royal Navy ship, thought to be HMS YORK and off Clacton Pier.



One of a set of 4 photographs sent to Clacton Pier Company some time ago. They were taken on Clacton Pier, these do have some age as they are printed on the smaller size 3x2 of photographic paper, all share the same photographic stamp on the reverse.

They show a Royal Navy ship appears to be ...
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Paddle steamer alongside Royal Navy ship, thought to be HMS YORK and off Clacton Pier.

One of a set of 4 photographs sent to Clacton Pier Company some time ago. They were taken on Clacton Pier, these do have some age as they are printed on the smaller size 3"x"2 of photographic paper, all share the same photographic stamp on the reverse.
They show a Royal Navy ship appears to be anchored off, and the paddle steamer taking visitors out to it. The Royal Navy ship is a cruiser, and in looks like HMS YORK, completed 1 May 1930 at Palmers at Hebburn on the Tyne.
The pictures are undated but thought to be between WW1 and WW2.

Sent to the Museum by Peter Watts of the Pier Company in the hope that someone may be able to identify the ships.


Date: c1931      

Photo: Mersea Museum - Clacton Pier Company
Image ID CPR_007
Category 2 Ships and Boats-->Naval
Category 3 Ships and Boats-->Merchant -->Power


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.