Mersea Island Museum - Blackwater Ships


Ship:      LCA 551
Arrived:7 Nov 1944
Departed:7 Nov 1944
Career:Landing craft assault LCA No.551 (11-13.5t), lost in heavy weather in River Blackwater.
See www.naval-history.net/WW2BritishLossesbyArea06.htm
March 2009: local fishermen believe the wreck is still in the river - in the middle of the channel off Seaview Avenue.
Tonnage:11
Type:Landing craft
Owner:Royal Navy
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