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1. ID BF69_001_029 Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - page 26. Smithy and Ironwork section. Photo of barge RUNIC being converted. Official No. 118460.

1. Aldous Successors Ltd catalogue - page 26. Smithy and Ironwork section. Photo of barge RUNIC being converted. Official No. 118460.
Date: c1932
Image ID BF69_001_029


2. ID BF69_001_029_001 Barge RUNIC being converted at Aldous Successors, Brightlingsea. Official No. 118460, built Krimpen 1904, owned by E.J. & W. Goldsmith.
Photograph from an...

2. Barge RUNIC being converted at Aldous Successors, Brightlingsea. Official No. 118460, built Krimpen 1904, owned by E.J. & W. Goldsmith.
Photograph from an...
Date: c1932
Image ID BF69_001_029_001


3. ID BF69_001_036_001 Some of Aldous's mudberths - steam yachts laid up for the winter at Brightlingsea. From the Aldous Catalogue c1936
River Colne Shipbuilders dates the...

3. Some of Aldous's mudberths - steam yachts laid up for the winter at Brightlingsea. From the Aldous Catalogue c1936
"River Colne Shipbuilders" dates the...
Date: 1931
Image ID BF69_001_036_001


4. ID BF69_006_007 Steam Yacht STAR OF INDIA sale brochure page 1.
Built 1888 for Sir William Pearce. Then purchased by an American gentleman who kept her for 30 years at...

4. Steam Yacht STAR OF INDIA sale brochure page 1.
Built 1888 for Sir William Pearce. Then purchased by an American gentleman who kept her for 30 years at...
Date: After 1927
Image ID BF69_006_007


5. ID BF69_007_011 Steam Yacht in River Colne. Photo by Miss Ruffell, Brightlingsea.
Thought to be BERYL Official Number 120472, twin triple expansion steam engines, built...

5. Steam Yacht in River Colne. Photo by Miss Ruffell, Brightlingsea.
Thought to be BERYL Official Number 120472, twin triple expansion steam engines, built...
Image ID BF69_007_011


6. ID BF69_011_010 Aldous Successors Limited, Brightlingsea. Twin Screw Survey Vessel PENELOPE for Nigerian Navy. Yard No. 931, launched 30 Sept 1958. Rivetted construction, she...

6. Aldous Successors Limited, Brightlingsea. Twin Screw Survey Vessel PENELOPE for Nigerian Navy. Yard No. 931, launched 30 Sept 1958. Rivetted construction, she...
Date: After 30 September 1958
Image ID BF69_011_010


7. ID BF69_015_001 All up for a clean. The shipyard tug, smacks, a French fishing boat and M.Y. FREEDOM, all up for a clean and paint on Brightlingsea Hard this weekend. [DW]

7. All up for a clean. The shipyard tug, smacks, a French fishing boat and M.Y. FREEDOM, all up for a clean and paint on Brightlingsea Hard this weekend. [DW]
Date: 17 July 1939
Image ID BF69_015_001


8. ID BF69_015_015 Smacks in the ice. Looking up the South Channel Creek from St. Osyth Stone in a hard winter about 1929. The smacks lie to their anchors amidst the swirling snow...

8. Smacks in the ice. Looking up the South Channel Creek from St. Osyth Stone in a hard winter about 1929. The smacks lie to their anchors amidst the swirling snow...
Date: c1929
Image ID BF69_015_015


9. ID BOXA1_035_001_001 Brightlingsea One-Design SYBIL (No.5), later TILLER GIRL, owned at one time by John Leather, followed by MILDRED (7) (later EDWINA) and EGRET (8) --- inset...

9. Brightlingsea One-Design SYBIL (No.5), later TILLER GIRL, owned at one time by John Leather, followed by MILDRED (7) (later EDWINA) and EGRET (8) --- inset...
Image ID BOXA1_035_001_001


10. ID BOXB2_400_051 The hulk of the 23 metre racing cutter BRYNHILD, beached in Brightlingsea creek for breaking up, after her dramatic sinking at Harwich in 1910.
Used in The...

10. The hulk of the 23 metre racing cutter BRYNHILD, beached in Brightlingsea creek for breaking up, after her dramatic sinking at Harwich in 1910.
Used in The...
Date: 1910
Image ID BOXB2_400_051


11. ID BOXB3_119_001_001 Brightlingsea from St. Osyth Stone about 1885. First class cutter smacks and a ketch in the creek. Others crowd the hard where the coastguard hulk lies just...

11. Brightlingsea from St. Osyth Stone about 1885. First class cutter smacks and a ketch in the creek. Others crowd the hard where the coastguard hulk lies just...
From: Gaff Rig / Smacks
Date: c1885
Image ID BOXB3_119_001_001


12. ID BOXB3_150_001_001 Fishing boats lying on the Hard at Brightlingsea. Left is CK283 MASONIC or (less likely) CK383 MEHALAH.

12. Fishing boats lying on the Hard at Brightlingsea. Left is CK283 MASONIC or (less likely) CK383 MEHALAH.
Date: c1928
Image ID BOXB3_150_001_001


13. ID BOXB5_015_001 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...

13. 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...
Image ID BOXB5_015_001


14. ID BOXB5_017_005 Fitting out on Brightlingsea hard. Variation in shape of smack hulls is shown in this photograph. The underwater form was usually subtle, with a fine,...

14. Fitting out on Brightlingsea hard. Variation in shape of smack hulls is shown in this photograph. The underwater form was usually subtle, with a fine,...
Date: 3 November 1934
Image ID BOXB5_017_005


15. ID BOXB5_017_021 The 250ft long, four masted cargo schooner GLORIA was designed and built in America during the 1914-18 war as one of many similar ships constructed for...

15. The 250ft long, four masted cargo schooner GLORIA was designed and built in America during the 1914-18 war as one of many similar ships constructed for...
Image ID BOXB5_017_021


16. ID BOXB5_017_031 Oyster dredging. Smacks at Brighlingsea going out for oysters. The oyster dredgerman in Pyefleet Creek, home of the Colchester Native. [DW]
William Francis...

16. Oyster dredging. Smacks at Brighlingsea going out for oysters. The oyster dredgerman in Pyefleet Creek, home of the Colchester Native. [DW]
William Francis...
Date: 1928
Image ID BOXB5_017_031


17. ID BOXB9_002_007 Eel alive oh! The crew of a Dutch eel-carrier lying off Brightlingsea dip-net the cargo from the hold into perforated measures before they are boxed and...

17. Eel alive oh! The crew of a Dutch eel-carrier lying off Brightlingsea dip-net the cargo from the hold into perforated measures before they are boxed and...
From: Douglas Went photographs
Image ID BOXB9_002_007


18. ID BOXD_001_001_001 Brightlingsea, Essex. In the early morning sprats are unloaded from the smacks, in casks, rowed ashore and then conveyed by lorry to the markets. Norfolk's...

18. Brightlingsea, Essex. In the early morning sprats are unloaded from the smacks, in casks, rowed ashore and then conveyed by lorry to the markets. Norfolk's...
Date: After August 1934
Image ID BOXD_001_001_001


19. ID BOXP_135_072 George Peggs of Brightlingsea in a typical gun punt.
Used in The Northseamen page 72.

19. George Peggs of Brightlingsea in a typical gun punt.
Used in The Northseamen page 72.
Date: 1895
Image ID BOXP_135_072


20. ID CGT_001 MV PURBECK on the hard at Brightlingsea. She had worked for A.J. Brush in the ballast trade.

20. MV PURBECK on the hard at Brightlingsea. She had worked for A.J. Brush in the ballast trade.
Date: 1967
Image ID CGT_001


21. ID EC1_WEN_700 The last of the steam yachts lying in the River Colne in the late 1920s - MEDEA and VITA (right). [Although the article identifies the left yacht as MEDEA, it...

21. The last of the steam yachts lying in the River Colne in the late 1920s - MEDEA and VITA (right). [Although the article identifies the left yacht as MEDEA, it...
Date: c1929
Image ID EC1_WEN_700


22. ID EC1_WEN_705 An abundance of sprats. A photograph taken in 1926 when some 40 smacks were still fishing and sprats were so abundant that they were sold at 1/- and 1/6 a...

22. An abundance of sprats. A photograph taken in 1926 when some 40 smacks were still fishing and sprats were so abundant that they were sold at 1/- and 1/6 a...
Date: 1926
Image ID EC1_WEN_705


23. ID EC1_WEN_710 The famous barque CAP PILAR photographed when she was up in Aldous's Yard at Brightlingsea in 1939. This once-lovely ship now lies a wreck up at Wivenhoe...

23. The famous barque CAP PILAR photographed when she was up in Aldous's Yard at Brightlingsea in 1939. This once-lovely ship now lies a wreck up at Wivenhoe...
Date: 1939
Image ID EC1_WEN_710


24. ID EC1_WEN_715 A scalloper, CK2 and smacks on Brightlingsea Hard.
From an article on Brightlingsea by Douglas Went, published in Essex Countryside December...

24. A scalloper, CK2 and smacks on Brightlingsea Hard.
From an article on Brightlingsea by Douglas Went, published in Essex Countryside December...
Date: 1926
Image ID EC1_WEN_715


25. ID MHB_056_001 The CAP PILAR, famous for its romantic honeymoon trip round the world, being towed into Brightlingsea by the shipyard tuag, BRICKLESEA, which was a feature of...

25. The CAP PILAR, famous for its romantic honeymoon trip round the world, being towed into Brightlingsea by the shipyard tuag, BRICKLESEA, which was a feature of...
Date: c1938
Image ID MHB_056_001


26. ID RG06_011 Barge LADY GWYNFRED of Rochester ashore in a gale at Brightlingsea. Douglas Went postcard. Brightlingsea Promenade. Postcard mailed 26 March 1938. A similar...

26. Barge LADY GWYNFRED of Rochester ashore in a gale at Brightlingsea. Douglas Went postcard. Brightlingsea Promenade. Postcard mailed 26 March 1938. A similar...
Date: Before March 1938
Image ID RG06_011


27. ID RG14_233 Brightlingsea Creek No.29. Steam tug WALRUS. Smacks 243CK FROLIC, CK281 MAYFLOWER (?), CK473 UNION.

27. Brightlingsea Creek No.29. Steam tug WALRUS. Smacks 243CK FROLIC, CK281 MAYFLOWER (?), CK473 UNION.
Image ID RG14_233


 

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