Floating dock laid up in the River Blackwater after the war and ended up on the beach near Decoy Point. A newspaper cutting dated 15 Feb 1946 is titled "Floating Dock Blows in". "This Floating Dock was blown ashore on East Mersea Point in the recent gales.
Above: This Floating Dock was blown ashore on Decoy Point in the recent gales. Newspaper cutting dated Feb 15, 1946. Date: 15 February 1946. Source: Mersea Museum