Images for Category Disasters and Mishaps

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1. ID AWA_HUR_001 1987 Hurricane - damage at Bonners Barn.

1. 1987 Hurricane - damage at Bonners Barn.
Date: c16 October 1987
Image ID AWA_HUR_001


2. 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...

2. 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


3. 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...

3. 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


4. 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...

4. "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


5. 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]

5. 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


6. 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...

6. 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


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

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


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

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


9. 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...

9. 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


10. ID FL01_078_002 Jack Botham surveying damage to his houseboat WAVENEY after the 1953 flood.
From Album 1.

10. Jack Botham surveying damage to his houseboat WAVENEY after the 1953 flood.
From Album 1.
Date: 1 February 1953
Image ID FL01_078_002


11. ID FL01_079_001 The scene after the Great Flood of 1953 - Coast Road opposite the causeway. Ken Hewes.
From Album 1.

11. The scene after the Great Flood of 1953 - Coast Road opposite the causeway. Ken Hewes.
From Album 1.
Date: 1 February 1953
Image ID FL01_079_001


12. ID FL01_079_002 After the Great Flood of 1953 - the scene opposite Gowens. The mine was used to fundraise for Shipwrecked Mariners.
From Album 1.

12. After the Great Flood of 1953 - the scene opposite Gowens. The mine was used to fundraise for Shipwrecked Mariners.
From Album 1.
Date: 1 February 1953
Image ID FL01_079_002


13. ID FL03_028_001 The MICHALAKIS, a Greek cargo ship, broke her moorings and finished up near the beach at bottom of Empress Avenue.
From Album 3.

13. The MICHALAKIS, a Greek cargo ship, broke her moorings and finished up near the beach at bottom of Empress Avenue.
From Album 3.
Date: c14 February 1958
Image ID FL03_028_001


14. ID FL03_028_002 MICHALAKIS on the beach near bottom of Empress Avenue.
From Album 3.

14. MICHALAKIS on the beach near bottom of Empress Avenue.
From Album 3.
Date: c14 February 1958
Image ID FL03_028_002


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

15. 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


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

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


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

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


18. ID HAD01_016 Houseboat SEAHORSE after the 1953 Floods.

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


19. ID HBC_012_003 BRITISH OAK sunk mouth of River Colne, laden with sand. Official No. 113720.
Used in Down Tops'l page 97, which says The end of the BRITISH OAK, off the...

19. BRITISH OAK sunk mouth of River Colne, laden with sand. Official No. 113720.
Used in Down Tops'l page 97, which says "The end of the BRITISH OAK, off the...
Date: November 1948
Image ID HBC_012_003


20. ID AA002510 HELENA MODJESKA on the Goodwin Sands

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


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

21. 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


22. ID HWG_003 High tide at the bottom of The Lane. Photograph from Blanche Hewes.

22. High tide at the bottom of The Lane. Photograph from Blanche Hewes.
Date: 1 March 1949
Image ID HWG_003


23. 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...

23. 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


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

24. 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


25. ID IC090031 Beach huts at West Mersea after the 1953 Great Flood.

25. Beach huts at West Mersea after the 1953 Great Flood.
Date: February 1953
Image ID IC090031


26. 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...

26. 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


27. 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...

27. 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


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

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


29. 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.

29. 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


30. ID LH3_011 1987 Hurricane.

30. 1987 Hurricane.
Date: 16 October 1987
Image ID LH3_011


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