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Testun Gwreiddiol (Anodiad: EPW016549 / 2003401)

' This is believed to be the SMNCo's 60ft l.o.a. M/L "King George V", peacetime carrying capacity 85 persons. Requisitioned for Operation Dynamo, and taken across by an RN Crew she was presumed lost by the Ministry of Shipping in late June, 1940, and her Owners were requested to apply for compensation. For anyone who wants to know more about the 36 "little ships" from the 7 miles of Southend area waterfront from Canvey ["Monarch" and Allan Barrell's 38ft l.o.a. "Shamrock" went] to Shoebury [the SMNCo's "Duchess of York" - sistership to the "King George V" went]- that took part in the work of the inshore flotilla, ferrying soldiers from the evacuation beaches out to ship in deeper water, search online for the 180-page non-fiction History if Southend's "little ships", - "To rescue Our Soldiers". '