1st June 1940 From Titanic to Dunkirk, Charles Lightoller had an Eventful Life

On the morning of 1st June 1940 an old Royal Navy steam launch which had been converted into a pleasure cruiser set off across the English Channel from Ramsgate. At the helm was a 66 year old retired seaman who had lived what could reasonably be called ‘a full life’. That day the launch, called […]