West Mersea Town Regatta in the 1950s. Duck Hunt on the right.

William Wyatt is greasing the pole. The barge looks rather lowsided, no doubt with all the people on one side to watch the pole. Spectators were banned from the barge after MARJORIE's bilge water came up through the floor on that side and soaked some bedding. A smack in The Line looks to have nets to dry of the type used by the...
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West Mersea Town Regatta in the 1950s. Duck Hunt on the right.
William Wyatt is greasing the pole. The barge looks rather lowsided, no doubt with all the people on one side to watch the pole. Spectators were banned from the barge after MARJORIE's bilge water came up through the floor on that side and soaked some bedding. A smack in The Line looks to have nets to dry of the type used by the Maldoners. [ Ron Green ]
Photograph loaned by Dorothy Shephard.
Date: 1950s      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Heather Haward Collection
Image ID HH03_021
Category 1 Mersea-->Regatta

This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.