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ABERDONIA

Dunkirk Little Ship

BOAT NAME: Aberdonia

BOAT TYPE: Motor Yachtt

BOAT LENGTH: 48ft 

BOAT BEAM: 11ft 3ins 

BOAT DRAFT: 4ft 6ins

BOAT DISPLACEMENT: 20Tons TM

BOAT CONSTRUCTION:  Carvel Teak on Oak

BOAT DESIGNER: J W Brooke  

BOAT BUILDER: Brooke Marine Lowestoft

BOAT YEAR: 1931

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Built by the Thornycroft at Port Hampton in 1935 Aberdonia has a rich history, between 1940 and 1946 she was requisitioned by the Navy and renamed NAVIGATOR. She took part in the Dunkirk evacuation and is thought to have made four trips to the Dunkirk beaches. She continued her war work as a patrol boat, working with minesweepers and taking sealed orders to waiting convoys