Former Mine Sweeper Princess Elizabeth

The Princess Elizabeth is a former steamboat with paddle wheels built in the years 1926-1927. During WWII this boat was converted into a minesweeper and participated in the operation "Dynamo": during four voyages the ship evacuated 1673 soldiers from Dunkirk including 500 French. Now it serves as a cafe restaurant.

Do you have more information about this location? Inform us!


  • Text: Jhonny Bastiaensen
  • Photos: Jhonny Bastiaensen

Related books

The Second World War
Blitzkrieg in the West
Germany's Lightning War