We saw a boat called Peggotty on the river over the weekend.

Looked like just another boat with a family onboard enjoying the river & the weather.

A friend then noticed it had a plaque on it mentioning Dunkirk.

Turns out it was one of the infamous little ships that made the journey to try & bring our soldiers home.

“Then called Nayland, the 1937 pilot boat helped evacuate Allied soldiers fleeing advancing German forces, making two trips across the English Channel to take men to the safety of Ramsgate harbour, Kent.

During the eight-day evacuation more than 338,000 troops were rescued, which Sir Winston Churchill hailed a “miracle of deliverance”.”


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