1. Two barges sailing into the Colne on the flood tide. One already brailing her sails in readiness to anchor to make the Hythe on the next flood. Two at anchor ...
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2. A new Jewel-class 14-footer finishes in front of the Walton and Frinton Yacht Club in 1952. Walton has two aspects; its Victorian front faces the North Sea, but ...
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3. The year the creek froze from Brightlingsea to Wivenhoe. [DW]
The frozen River Colne at Wivenhoe, February 1929. The tidal east-coast rivers will freeze ...
Date: February 1929
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4. 52 years ferrying and still going strong. Mr Mole, who has ferried ... from East Mersea to ... and back for 52 years, takes a rest from cleaning his boat, ...
Date: 15 July 1933
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5. The beautiful Wivenhoe Front from a famous 75 year old smack. [DW]
Wivenhoe at mid-day, 1935. The Wivenhoe-owned, Brightlingsea-built bawley PRIMA DONNA ...
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6. Working smack leading converted smack at West Mersea Regatta about 1937. [DW]
A Mersea smack and a gaff cutter yacht, possibly converted from a smack, ...
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7. The well known author & wildfowler J. Wentworth Day with a local West Mersea wildfowler and all their weapons and tools. Similar one published. [DW]
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8. West Mersea fishing smacks coming into port on a squally day. [DW]
The GEORGE & ALICE 76CK leads five other West Mersea and Tollesbury dredging smacks down ...
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