Wednesday, January 16, 2013

HMS Christchurch and other boats, including a small Armada of trawlers and yachts sailed from Dover at 21:30 on 25 May

Hello Bill You might like to take a look at the file below. It recounts the movements of HMS Christchurch and other boats, including a small Armada of trawlers and yachts that sailed from Dover at 21:30 on 25 May in case an evacuation was ordered. By 16:00 hrs the following day Nicholson had been taken prisoner and it was all over bar the shouting. There were more ships involved in and around Calais than I realised and I propose to compile a list of these ships and what they did prior to the fall of Calais on the 26th, for my family history project. Regards Philip... More...