Town Mayor unveils plaque commemorating two hundred years of shipbuilding at what has become called Old Wivenhoe Quay but was once simply known as 'the shipyard'.
Ship launches at that time were big social occasions
A major fire which threatened the whole of lower Wivenhoe
Wivenhoe's Norwegian entrepreneur.
Boatbuilding started in 1528 on the 'upstream' side of Wivenhoe on the River Colne
Moses Game was a shipbuilder in the 1780s
Wivenhoe Shipyard Ltd was formed to take over the old Forrestt shipyard which had lain unused since 1936.