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Friday, 2 June, 2000, 18:54 GMT 19:54 UK
Little Ships in pictures
Sixty years after they sailed across the English Channel to save thousands of stranded Allied troops, the Little Ships are back in Dunkirk.


Rear Admiral Robert Trimbrell (left) shakes hands with Paddy McAlpine the Captain of HMS Somerset in Dover
Rear Admiral Robert Trimbrell (left) shakes hands with Paddy McAlpine the Captain of HMS Somerset in Dover

The Little Ships get into formation under the White Cliffs of Dover
The Little Ships get into formation under the White Cliffs of Dover

The Little Ships make their way across the English Channel
The Little Ships make their way across the English Channel

The procession passes an oil tanker
Big ships made way for the procession

A Spitfire, flown by the former leader of the Red Arrows Ray Hanna, salutes the procession
A Spitfire, flown by the former leader of the Red Arrows Ray Hanna, salutes the procession

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