1. The last berth for a pair of Thames sailing barges, in the Blackwater, just above Heybridge Basin. The nearest barge is the CHARLES BURLEY, Official No.115905,...
Date: 14 June 2009
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2. Timber - unloading in Heybridge Basin. [DW]
Discharging timber from a sailing barge at Heybridge Basin, on the river Blackwater, 1937. Until the early...
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3. Peaceful calm on the Chelmer Navigation.
Douglas Went photograph
Used in The Salty Shore, page 156.
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4. Heybridge Basin. Ketch barges HAROLD 112737 on the left and PRINCESS MAY on the right.
HAROLD was skippered by Harry Stone. The Stone family lived...
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5. A cool spot, Heybridge Basin. Postcard 113466.
GLORIA at May & Butcher's yard.
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6. Fast attack craft DEFENDER and barge DECIMA on the mud at Heybridge. DEFENDER was built in Lowestoft as AL MAJIHAD for the Sultan of Oman's Navy and returned to...
Date: 20 August 2007
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7. The sailing barge DILIGENT (1877) lying in Heybridge Basin in the 1930s. Beyond can be seen the stern and wheel of UNITY.
DILIGENT became a lighter in 1935...
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8. Mill Beach, Heybridge. Posted October 1914.
Date: Before October 1914
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9. The Old Ship at Heybridge Basin on a card posted in 1908.
Jim Stone in white in the centre. William Stone, landlord of The Old Ship, standing inn the door. Mrs...
Date: Before August 1908
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10. Sea Wall, Heybridge Basin.
GLORIA at May & Butchers, shipbreakers, Basin Reach, Hebridge. Built of whitewood, broke back Atlantic crossing. Burnt alongside...
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11. Heybridge Basin. The unrigged barge on the left is the KEEBLE of Colchester. There is a steam tug or coaster behind her.
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12. Ketch rigged barge unloading in the lock at Heybridge. Believed to be the FEARLESS and the date is September 1920 or May 1921.
FEARLESS was built 1876 by...
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13. Stackie barge WILLIAM AND ARTHUR and the Danish HECLA in Heybridge Basin. In the lock is the Danish NATHALIA. The HECLA has 222 tons of deals and the NATHALIA...
Date: 7 September 1911
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14. Heybridge Basin drained - the barge UNITY to the left of the lock. The remains of the UNITY are in Sampsons Creek and her wheel was rescued by John Milgate and...
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15. Heybridge Basin. Sailing barge VERONA on the right. Also UNIQUE, KEEBLE, ROSE lighters ?. Postcard H5971 postmarked 1949.
ROSE was sold to Brown as a...
Date: Before 1949.
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16. NANALOA in the lock at Heybridge. She was kept at the Basin from 1947 to 1982.
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17. Trinity House Lighthouse/buoy tender SIREN seen laid up at Heybridge.
Date: 24 November 1991
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18. The barge DAWN in the lock at Heybridge following her rebuild.
Date: 18 May 2007
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19. Sailing barge DUCHESS in the lock at Heybridge Basin. The barge was owned by Clem Parker of Bradwell, and this must have been one of the summer family cruises...
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