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 FY PT 1011 just afloat at Wivenhoe. The yard boat stands by to help with mooring ropes and later in removal of sliding ways, poppets and other timber structure of a launch. The pastoral countryside of Fingringhoe in the background belies the time of war and thankfully remains unchanged today. [JL]

MMS 1011 launched 2 June 1943 Yard No. 32 [Ships built on the River Colne 2009]

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FY PT 1011 just afloat at Wivenhoe. The yard boat stands by to help with mooring ropes and later in removal of sliding ways, poppets and other timber structure of a launch. The pastoral countryside of Fingringhoe in the background belies the time of war and thankfully remains unchanged today. [JL]
MMS 1011 launched 2 June 1943 Yard No. 32 [Ships built on the River Colne 2009]
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Photo: John Leather Collection - Douglas Went
Image ID BOXB5_014_022
Category 1 Places-->Wivenhoe-->Shipyards
Category 2 Ships and Boats-->Naval
Category 3 Ship and boat building, sailmaking
Category 4 War-->World War 2


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This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.