An item showing Southend pier after it has been struck by a ship, the "Violette", in the gales.
Item title reads - England swept by great gale. Concrete ship strikes pier causing great damage. Southend-on-Sea, Essex.
L/S looking down the pier. M/S of the damage, the ship "Violette" is wedged in between the broken slats and the structure is bent to the side. M/S of a man holding the lifebelt of the ship.