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Your pictures of the Great Storm of 1987

The Great Storm destroyed caravans at the Rice and Coles Caravan Park at Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex Photo: Derek Argent

On the night of 15th/16th October the south east of England was hit by a storm the like of which hadn't been seen in those parts for nearly 300 years.

Winds gusted at more than 100 mph, power lines and trees were torn down and damage was estimated at £1.4 billions.

These pictures were taken by Essex photographer Derek Argent

A wall is blown down at Foundry Lane, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex Credit: Derek Argent
Trees uprooted and blown down in Foundry Lane, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex Credit: Derek Argent
Wallasea Yacht Marina broke loose and was blown across the River Crouch, Burnham Credit: Derek Argent
Wrecked boats on Wallasea Yacht Marina Credit: Derek Argent
The Great Storm destroyed caravans at the Rice and Coles Caravan Park at Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex Credit: Derek Argent

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