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 other ve
My photo of a model in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, previously posted under Model Ships, contrasted with an illustration very recently posted by Peter Dixon. Mine represents Capt Cook's original ship; Peter's the modern replica. Virtually identical on the outside, very different on the i