MID-ESSEX SLIDE SHOWS

Available NOW

from Roy Cressey at WSS Photo Library 

(contact details are published in January Marine News)

 

"Tropic Voyage 1976"

A PowerPoint presentation that traces the voyage of M.V. TROPIC in 1976 to the American Gulf Ports, Australia, New Zealand and the West Indies, with photographs by Captain Edwin Gregson. This show also includes photos of the QUEEN of BERMUDA and OCEAN MONARCH.

"In Our Own Back Yard"

Charts the history of our local ports of Maldon, Heybridge and Chelmsford, just a few miles from our HQ. It also includes many points of interest and ships that have used and been laid up in the River Blackwater over the years.

"Yes We Have No Bananas" 

A shortened version of Martin Wright's double show of his cruise around Central America on QUEST for ADVENTURE in November 2012. Sadly this was Martin's last show before his untimely death in February 2013. His wife Anne has kindly allowed us to convert this to a single PowerPoint presentation.

Available NOW

from the Mid-Essex Branch.

Ian Wells Slide Shows

Photos from Ian's time in the London Docks along with other shipping taken during his travels at that time have been assembled into a series of Powerpoint presentations. The images in these presentations are owned by Ian Wells who owns the copyright (© Ian Wells 2021)

 

Ian would initially like to accompany these shows to local branches before putting them on "general release". Contact Ian Wells or the branch to book a showing.

 

SHOWS 19, 20 & 21

LONDON DOCKS 1972 Part 1Part 2 & Part 3

 

PowerPoint shows of Ian Well's slides, many of which have never been shown before. Ian has also researched each vessel and supplies the commentary. Show 19 had its début at Mid-Essex branch in November 2016, the second in March 2017 and Part 3 was shown in October 2017 at Ingatestone. 

These shows are now available.

SHOW  22

"LONDON SHIPPING in 1962" 

 

Ian Well's fourth show in his London docks series features ships in the London Docks, the Thames, the Blackwater, Scarborough and Calais in 1962.

This show is now available.

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SHOW 23

"LONDON SHIPPING in 1963 - 1964" 

 

Ian Well's fifth show in his London docks series features ships in the London Docks, the Thames, Great Yarmouth & in Lowestoft in 1963-4.

This show is now available.

SHOW 24

THE RIVER THAMES, TILBURY AND THE ROYAL DOCKS, 1964 - 1966 

 

Another selection of Ian Well's slides of ships in the Thames and elsewhere  These have been scanned from slides and assembled into a PowerPoint show. 

This show is now available.

 

SHOW No 25

SHIPPING HERE AND THERE

A show of hitherto unscreened slides taken in various locations on WSS excursions including Oslo, The Scheldt, Rotterdam, Le Havre and the UK.

This show is now available.

 

SHOW No 26

BLACK & WHITE SHIPPING PHOTOGRAPHS 1959 - 1961

 

A selection of Ian Well's black & white photos of ships mainly in the London Docks and other ports   These have been scanned from negatives and assembled into a PowerPoint show and have not been screened before. 

Maiden showing 2nd March 2020 at Ingatestone and will conclude in 2021

This show is now available.

 

 

COMING SOON

from the Mid-Essex Branch.

Ian Wells Slide Show

(© Ian Wells 2021)

 

SHOW No 27

BLACK & WHITE SHIPPING PHOTOGRAPHS 1961 - 1962

 

A further selection of Ian Well's black & white photos of ships in various locations  These have been scanned from negatives taken in 1961 and 1962 and assembled into a PowerPoint show. 

This show is currently under construction