The famous barque CAP PILAR photographed when she was up in Aldous's Yard at Brightlingsea in 1939. This once-lovely ship now lies a wreck up at Wivenhoe [Douglas Went, 1963]

From an article on Brightlingsea by Douglas Went, published in Essex Countryside December 1963.

The picture is also used in The Sailor's Coast by John Leather, which gives more details of her subsequent history. 
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The famous barque CAP PILAR photographed when she was up in Aldous's Yard at Brightlingsea in 1939. This once-lovely ship now lies a wreck up at Wivenhoe [Douglas Went, 1963]
From an article on Brightlingsea by Douglas Went, published in Essex Countryside December 1963.
The picture is also used in The Sailor's Coast by John Leather, which gives more details of her subsequent history.
Date: 1939      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Douglas Went
Image ID EC63_12_085_001
Category 1 Ships and Boats-->Merchant -->Sailing

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.