Delivering the goods

Delivering the goods

The armies on the Continent needed a constant supply of food, materials and munitions. Travelling across the Channel, under constant threat of sinking by U-boats, a huge number of vessels, from Thames barges to coastal steamers, undertook the task of transporting these vital supplies to France. Many were sunk but even today there are a few survivors of this heroic effort, without which the Allied armies could not have fought on.

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