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  1. Ship Research
    Hi all, I was hoping to ask someone who may have the knowledge about how the Navy may have went renaming vessels they requisitioned during the war. For example, if two vessels had the same name, the latter requisitioned vessel would be renamed (is my understanding). Also would anyone know what...
  2. ENDEAVOUR

    Leigh cockle boat ENDEAVOUR was built in 1924. On 30 May 1940 she was requisitioned by the Admiralty with five other Leigh cockle boats to assist in Operation Dynamo, the rescue of the BEF from Dunkirk. Since 2001 she has been restored to full working order and has re-visited Dunkirk with...
  3. Ship Research
    Hi I am trying to research my 32ft ex navy wood clinker cutter, I think she may have been aboard HMS Whitehall, how can I prove this, I know she came off an ex navy ship when being broke up at Barrow in Furness Docks by Thos Ward Shipbreakers after WW2, I have found a date on the stern, carved...
  4. Auxillary Spritsail Barge Thyra-London & Rochester at Hull-1960

    Spritsail and auxiliary engine, Sailing Barge Thyra, built and launched, Thursday, 18/12/1913, by Albert Alfred Hutson, Maidstone, for own account; Gross Registered Tonnage: 87.72; Net Registered Tonnage: 69.56; 25.97 x 6.00 x 2.01; retro-fitted, 1931, with 1 x 4 cylinder, 4-stroke, self-acting...
  5. TSS Mona's Queen Anchor Memorial

    The memorial to the personnel of the Merchant Navy who lost their lives during operation dynamo. The anchor belonged to TSS Mona's Queen which was sunk at Dunkirk
  6. SS Prague as hospital ship

    WWII hospital ship "Prague". She was built by John Brown & co at their Clydebank shipyard in 1929, weighed 4,200 tons and was used on the Harwich-Hook crossing. In 1939 she was requisitioned by the Navy and used in 1940 to evacuate from our forces from Dunkirk and in 1944 in the D-Day...
  7. Maria Christina (2)

    The Portuguese m/v MARIA CRISTINA (2), 55,86m/549,86gt/11 knots; 02/01/1957 completed by CUF- Companhia União Fabril, Lisbon, for Sociedade Geral de Comércio, Indústria e Transportes, Lisbon; 196_ rebuilt and gt increased to 768,59tons; 02/01/1970 LANDES, Frenave – Agencia Maritima de...
  8. Amanda

    Photo taken New Waterway near Rozenburg 05/07/2010
  9. SMALL BOATS VETERANS OF DUNKIRK EVACUATION

    Photo taken 24 May 1990 at Dover The small boats are veterans of the Dunkirk evacuation and sailed across the channel later in the morning to take part in the 50th anniversary of the event
  10. SMALL BOATS VETERANS OF DUNKIRK EVACUATION

    Photo taken 24 May 1990 at Dover The small boats are veterans of the Dunkirk evacuation and sailed across the channel later in the morning to take part in the 50th anniversary of the event
  11. Dunkirk

    Dunkirk in the 1920'ies with DFDS ship Primula.
  12. Dunkirk window

    Small part of stained glass window seen at Portsmouth Cathedral, In memory of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, who was killed in action in 1945, he commanded the Seaborne forces at Dunkirk in 1940. 27.04.2008
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