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 NANALOA resting at West Mersea by Wyatt's slipway. She is an ex Air Sea Rescue launch from World War 2, 63ft Whale-back type, built 1940 by the British Power Boat Company. NANALOA has been at Mersea for several years and before that was at Heybridge. 

There is an article on NANALOA in Tales of the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation published by Chelmer Canal Trust in 2002. It includes a ...
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NANALOA resting at West Mersea by Wyatt's slipway. She is an ex Air Sea Rescue launch from World War 2, 63ft Whale-back type, built 1940 by the British Power Boat Company. NANALOA has been at Mersea for several years and before that was at Heybridge.
There is an article on NANALOA in "Tales of the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation" published by Chelmer Canal Trust in 2002. It includes a photograph of her underway in the 1960s.
NANALOA was moored in the canal at Heybridge Basin and was owned by one family from 1947 to 1993. She was sold to a new owner in 1993, who in 2002, was "rebuilding the vessel".
Date: 1 June 2009      


Photo: Mersea Museum - Ian Clarke Collection
Image ID SHP_NAN_906
Category 1 Mersea-->Old City & the Hard
Category 2 Yachts and yachting-->Motor


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.