TQ7079 : The fishing smack 'Emeline' off Lower Hope Point (2)

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Mucking, Thurrock, Great Britain

The fishing smack 'Emeline' off Lower Hope Point (2)
The fishing smack 'Emeline' off Lower Hope Point (2)
Seen heading up-river, past the gantry cranes at Mucking tip on the Essex shore. She was travelling in the wake of vessels such as Royalist LinkExternal link and Urania - competitors in the 2014 Tall Ships Race, now all heading for London.

Emeline - F14 - also figures in: TR0567 : Sailing-barge 'Edme' and fishing-smack 'Emeline' in the 2014 Swale Match

It seems she was built in Whitstable in 1904, and earnt a living as an oyster-smack before departing for adventures in the Mediterranean: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7085 7933 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.2267N 0:27.5625E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7151 7885
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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