While vast numbers of motorists, truck drivers and foot passengers pass through Harwich Parkeston Quay on an annual basis, far fewer make the worthwhile detour while en route from ship to train or motorway to visit Harwich Old Town - which has a charming nautical milieu. Here are some photographs of shipping movements and signs on buildings taken in June 2010.
DFDS' Dana Sirena passes the Ha' penny Pier and heads out to sea.
Stena Hollandica arrives.
In memory of John R. Sedgwick - who appears to have been a wonderful gentleman.
Splendid graphics in the Essex vernacular
Once a music store, given the 'S'
Electric Palace cinema and a posting box