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  • Vicinity: Ramsgate
  • Type: Boat
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Vehicle
  • Vehicle Type: Boat

Sundowner is a British naval pinnace built for the Admiralty at the Sheerness Dockyard in 1912. One of the 700 Little Ships of Dunkirk, the SUNDOWNER was Captained by Commander Charles Lightoller, second mate on the TITANIC, during the rescue of evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk. - AsNotedIn

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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1912/00/00 "Sundowner" is built by Sheerness Dockyard for the British Admiralty
1930/00/00 Charles Lightoller Captain SUNDOWNER is extended 6 ft and converted into a private motor yacht by barge builder Charles Cooper at Richardson's Wharf, Conyer for Commander Charles Lightoller.
1940/06/01 Charles Lightoller Captain SUNDOWNER departs Ramsgate to participate in the evacuation of Dunkirk and returns 12 hours later with 5 sailors from the stricken cruiser WESTERLEY and 125 soldiers from Dunkirk. Evacuation of Dunkirk

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Vehicle Type Boat
Sight Category Vehicle

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