Pageant assemble in West India

Over the past couple of tides West lndia dock has begun to fill with every possible kind of boat imaginable. They are gathering in preparation to set off to Teddington ready for Sunday's Jubilee pageant. Many of the ships are of particular importance as they are known as the 'Little Ships': the name given as there were small enough to reach and save thousands of troops of the beaches at Dunkirk. Most of them were leisure craft, fishing boats and private yachts and launches and not remotely designed for war.

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