Flooding in Cook's Shipyard in 1972

Just one of many occasions when very high water in the River Colne caused flooding in the shipyard

John Stewart

The house which the owner of the shipyard, Mr Husk, built so he could be close to what was going on in the yard but under water on this occasion.
Wivenhoe Memories Collection

High tide at James.W. Cook’s Shipyard in 1972, before the barrier was constructed in 1994.

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