war vets flottila

  sunnystaines 11:16 15 May 2011

this morning saw a flottila of old wooden cruisers [all in good condition] going up the thames, all had old vets dressed in their beret, blazer and a chest of medals, all the boats had a george cross flag flying with a yellow shield in the centre of the cross.

is today any special anniversary just curious could not find anything on google.

  sunnystaines 12:30 15 May 2011

flag maybe the "dunkirk jack" flag flying hence the old boats but still not sure as the dunkirk jack did not have a yellow shield with a coat of arms in the centre

  Woolwell 14:21 15 May 2011

Possibly the Association of Dunkirk Little Ships attending the Thames Riverside Spectacular Dunkirk Little Ships

  anchor 15:28 15 May 2011

Read the history here:

little ships

  sunnystaines 16:07 15 May 2011

woolwell, looks like you are spot on the boat were only about 2 mile from runnymede and heading that way.

  sunnystaines 16:08 15 May 2011

anchor your link a good read thanks.

  lucky1 16:36 15 May 2011

anchor - thank you for the link. Fascinating read.

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