Images for Category Disasters and Mishaps

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1. ID BF73_001_042_001 Everard's SINCERITY aground in the River Colne and causing a River Stoppage
Douglas Went photograph, used in The Sailor's Coast Page 29.
SINCERITY...

1. Everard's SINCERITY aground in the River Colne and causing a "River Stoppage"
Douglas Went photograph, used in The Sailor's Coast Page 29.
SINCERITY...
From: Wivenhoe shipyards photos and documents
Date: 12 December 1936
Image ID BF73_001_042_001


2. ID BOXB4_003_003 Floods at Wivenhoe. The Toll House, with Rowhedge in the distance. Visible in the distance, to the left of the house, is Rowhedge brewery, which was demolished...

2. Floods at Wivenhoe. The Toll House, with Rowhedge in the distance. Visible in the distance, to the left of the house, is Rowhedge brewery, which was demolished...
Date: Before 1937
Image ID BOXB4_003_003


3. ID CG10_681 Softs Fire near Bank, Tollesbury. Postcard.
Tollesbury to the Year 2000 has more details:
Soffe's Fire. Fire broke out at about 12.30 on Sunday...

3. "Softs Fire near Bank", Tollesbury. Postcard.
Tollesbury to the Year 2000 has more details:
Soffe's Fire. Fire broke out at about 12.30 on Sunday...
Date: June 1910
Image ID CG10_681


4. ID DBO_111 Eastern National bus in the ditch near Bonners Barn. She had been blown over by the wind. XHK23... [Bristol VR fleet number 3127 XHK232X]

4. Eastern National bus in the ditch near Bonners Barn. She had been blown over by the wind. XHK23... [Bristol VR fleet number 3127 XHK232X]
Date: 25 January 1990
Image ID DBO_111


5. ID DIS2006_FIR_N07 Penfold's DIY, Barfield Road, West Mersea, formerly Clifford White Builders.
At the height of the blaze 5 fire appliances and an aerial ladder from Colchester...

5. Penfold's DIY, Barfield Road, West Mersea, formerly Clifford White Builders. At the height of the blaze 5 fire appliances and an aerial ladder from Colchester...
Date: 20 April 1999
Image ID DIS2006_FIR_N07


6. ID DWS_251 Taken after the 1953 flood. CK27.

6. Taken after the 1953 flood. CK27.
Date: c1 February 1953
Image ID DWS_251


7. ID DWS_253 Taken after the 1953, with cranes repairing the sea wall.

7. Taken after the 1953, with cranes repairing the sea wall.
Date: After 1 February 1953
Image ID DWS_253


8. ID DWS_SHP_001 The two halves of the Liberty Ship HELENA MODJESKA anchored in the River Blackwater. She had gone aground on the Goodwin Sands 12 September 1946 and broke in...

8. The two halves of the Liberty Ship HELENA MODJESKA anchored in the River Blackwater. She had gone aground on the Goodwin Sands 12 September 1946 and broke in...
Date: Before 25 June 1948
Image ID DWS_SHP_001


9. ID IA002680 This Floating Dock was blown ashore on Decoy Point in the recent gales. Newspaper cutting dated Feb 15, 1946.

9. This Floating Dock was blown ashore on Decoy Point in the recent gales. Newspaper cutting dated Feb 15, 1946.
Date: 15 February 1946
Image ID IA002680


10. ID HAD01_003 Beach Huts after the 1953 Floods. Between Fairhaven and Seaview Avenue.

10. Beach Huts after the 1953 Floods. Between Fairhaven and Seaview Avenue.
Date: cFebruary 1953
Image ID HAD01_003


11. ID HAD01_009 Coast Road after the 1953 Floods. Clarke & Carter's slipway. Sailing and Social Club on the right.

11. Coast Road after the 1953 Floods. Clarke & Carter's slipway. Sailing and Social Club on the right.
Date: cFebruary 1953
Image ID HAD01_009


12. ID HAD01_016 Houseboat SEAHORSE after the 1953 Floods.

12. Houseboat SEAHORSE after the 1953 Floods.
Date: cFebruary 1953
Image ID HAD01_016


13. ID AA002510 HELENA MODJESKA on the Goodwin Sands

13. HELENA MODJESKA on the Goodwin Sands
Date: c1946
Image ID AA002510


14. ID AA002540 Discharging cargo from Liberty Ship HELENA MODJESKA after she went ashore on the Goodwin Sands 12 Sept 1946.

14. Discharging cargo from Liberty Ship HELENA MODJESKA after she went ashore on the Goodwin Sands 12 Sept 1946.
Date: 12 September 1946
Image ID AA002540


15. ID IA004741 Pyefleet House at the Peldon end of the Strood, showing damage from the 1884 earthquake. The house should have 3 chimneys - only one remains and this has...

15. Pyefleet House at the Peldon end of the Strood, showing damage from the 1884 earthquake. The house should have 3 chimneys - only one remains and this has...
Date: cMay 1884
Image ID IA004741


16. ID IA004743 Langenhoe Church following the 1884 Essex Earthquake. The church was rebuilt from old materials two years after the 1884 earthquake. However, following...

16. Langenhoe Church following the 1884 Essex Earthquake. The church was rebuilt from old materials two years after the 1884 earthquake. However, following...
Date: cMay 1884
Image ID IA004743


17. ID JB01_EREP_002 1884 Essex Earthquake report, pages 36 and 37.
Covers Langenhoe, the Rose Inn, Peldon windmill (residence and business place of Mrs S. Went) and the...

17. 1884 Essex Earthquake report, pages 36 and 37.
Covers Langenhoe, the Rose Inn, Peldon windmill (residence and business place of Mrs S. Went) and the...
Date: 1884
Image ID JB01_EREP_002


18. ID JB01_EREP_003 1884 Earthquake report pages 38 and 39. 
The Residence of Mr Hugh Green continued. The house is on the Peldon side of the Strood. In The Great English...

18. 1884 Earthquake report pages 38 and 39.
The Residence of Mr Hugh Green continued. The house is on the Peldon side of the Strood. In The Great English...
Date: 1884
Image ID JB01_EREP_003


19. ID LC1_AB4_PIC27 Barge MARJORIE on the Causeway at Brightlingsea after a high tide.

19. Barge MARJORIE on the Causeway at Brightlingsea after a high tide.
Image ID LC1_AB4_PIC27


20. ID LH3_006 1987 Hurricane. Kingsland Road. One of a collection of slides on show in the Museum - taken by Len Harvey after the Great Storm of 1987.

20. 1987 Hurricane. Kingsland Road. One of a collection of slides on show in the Museum - taken by Len Harvey after the Great Storm of 1987.
Date: 16 October 1987
Image ID LH3_006


21. ID LH3_011 1987 Hurricane.

21. 1987 Hurricane.
Date: 16 October 1987
Image ID LH3_011


22. ID LH3_014 1987 Hurricane

22. 1987 Hurricane
Date: 16 October 1987
Image ID LH3_014


23. ID LH3_024 1987 Hurricane. Seaview Holiday Park ?

23. 1987 Hurricane. Seaview Holiday Park ?
Date: 16 October 1987
Image ID LH3_024


24. ID LH3_026 1987 Hurricane. Caravans at Seaview Holiday Park.

24. 1987 Hurricane. Caravans at Seaview Holiday Park.
Date: 16 October 1987
Image ID LH3_026


25. ID LH3_029 1987 Hurricane. Beach Huts.

25. 1987 Hurricane. Beach Huts.
Date: 16 October 1987
Image ID LH3_029


26. ID MAW_P074 Report on the East Anglian Earthquake by Meldola and White, pages 74 and 75.
West Mersea. The guide was Mr Larman, the chief officer of the coastguard...

26. Report on the East Anglian Earthquake by Meldola and White, pages 74 and 75.
West Mersea. The guide was Mr Larman, the chief officer of the coastguard...
Date: 1885
Image ID MAW_P074


27. ID MF01_001_004 Mersea Yacht Havoc. After the 1953 flood. SEAHORSE.
from Essex County Standard 6 February 1953

27. Mersea Yacht Havoc. After the 1953 flood. SEAHORSE.
from Essex County Standard 6 February 1953
Date: 6 February 1953
Image ID MF01_001_004


28. ID AA000520 MICHALAKIS on the mudflats at West Mersea.
Geoff Atkins and a young Alan Pamment stand under the stern.

28. MICHALAKIS on the mudflats at West Mersea. Geoff Atkins and a young Alan Pamment stand under the stern.
Date: c15 February 1958
Image ID AA000520


29. ID AA000540 MICHALAKIS aground on the mudflats oppposite the Esplanade at West Mersea. She had broken adrift on 14th February 1958 and was refloated by tugs on 16th...

29. MICHALAKIS aground on the mudflats oppposite the Esplanade at West Mersea. She had broken adrift on 14th February 1958 and was refloated by tugs on 16th...
Date: c15 February 1958
Image ID AA000540


30. ID IA000530 MICHALAKIS aground on the mudflats oppposite the Esplanade at West Mersea.

30. MICHALAKIS aground on the mudflats oppposite the Esplanade at West Mersea.
Date: c15 February 1958
Image ID IA000530


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