The Endeavour was built in Leigh-on Sea as a cockle boat in 1926 and spent most of her working life in Leigh. She is one of the few remaining fishing boats that went to Dunkirk in June 1940 to rescue troops from the beaches. Location: Leigh-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, United Kingdom. Shot: 1.9.10.
Remains of the Severn trow, Severn Collier, abandoned at Purton, Gloucestershire. Severn Collier is one of about 80 vessels that were used to shore up the banks of the Sharpness canal where it runs parallel and close to the River Severn. She was built in 1937 at Stourport.
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Prison Hulks: Ward on board the convict hulk Warrior at Woolwich. This hulk held 600 and was an intermediate confinement between an ordinary gaol or transportation. Prisoners were used as labourers in the dockyards From The Illustrated London News, 1848.Wood engraving
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Swan and ducks are the only activity on the River Stour at Dedham at the end of October 2010. All the hire boats are moored up at the end of the summer season. The hut in the background is a popular cafe.