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 Jack Botham aerial photograph 2133A. Coast Road and houseboats.

Notes from elsewhere: Mrs Ed Wyatt's houseboat MEG MERRILIES lies to the left of the PEGGOTTY and a bit Dutch barge lies alongside the SEAHORSE. Thames barge (Julian) Lancashire. Motor boat alongside HISPANIA was nicknamed the 'gun-runner' Tinker Wood's the SPRAY.

L'ESPERANCE is in the same position as today and provides a ...
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Jack Botham aerial photograph 2133A. Coast Road and houseboats.
Notes from elsewhere: Mrs Ed Wyatt's houseboat MEG MERRILIES lies to the left of the PEGGOTTY and a bit Dutch barge lies alongside the SEAHORSE. Thames barge (Julian) Lancashire. Motor boat alongside HISPANIA was nicknamed the 'gun-runner' Tinker Wood's the SPRAY.
L'ESPERANCE is in the same position as today and provides a landmark to judge the movement of the beach, which can be seen approaching the entrance to Hove Creek.
Date: c1960      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Botham Aerial Views
Image ID JBA_256
Category 1 Mersea-->Aerial views
Category 2 Mersea-->Coast Road
Category 3 Mersea-->Houseboats


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.