Harwich Museum

1953 Floods

On 31 January and 1 February 1953 a great storm surge, accompanied by gale force winds, swept out of the north, causing widespread flooding of coastal areas, and involving grievous loss of life and extensive damage or property.

Illustrated Talk by David Whittle

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