Monday, 6 March 2017

Dutch coasters performed well during evacuation of Allied military from Flanders according to the Dutch newspaper Soerabaijasch handelsblad dated 4 June 1940

An item dated London, England 3rd stated that the Dutch coasters while cooperating excellent with the British Royal navy played an very important role during the evacuation of the British and French troops from Flanders. Their small draught able these ships to come nearer to the coast then the large transports ad destroyers with a much larger draught.