The Association of Dunkirk Little Ships received an official invitation from the Mayor of Dunkirk to return to Dunkirk in May 2015 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Operation Dynamo. It is expected that over 50 Little Ships escorted by the RNLI and the Royal Navy will take part in the Return.
Over the weekend of 16th/17th May almost 20 Little Ships will visit the Royal Victoria Dock, London on their way down river to Ramsgate for the 75th Anniversary Return to Dunkirk.
The Little Ships will be moored on the cornice just a few steps away from the Emirates cable car terminal. Nearest public transport Royal Victoria DLR.
It is expected that the Little Ships will sail around the Royal Victoria Dock on Saturday evening around 7.00pm as a part of the Museums at Night event.
Friday 15th May - Little Ships based on the Upper Thames gather at Teddington. Between 16 and 18 Little Ships are expected.
Saturday 16th May - Little Ships depart Teddington around 1.30pm enter King George V lock en-route to the Royal Docks, London around 4.30pm.
Potential evening cruise as a part of the 'Museums at Night' events. Little Ships slip at 1900 for the sailpast. Skippers barbecue aboard the 'Oiler'.
Sunday 17th May - A day of events based around the Royal Docks. Around 20 Little Ships are expected to be available for viewing.
A commemorative service open to all will be held adjacent to the Little Ships on Sunday at 11am.
Monday 18th May - Depart Royal Docks approx 1.30pm (lock out to Queenborough. Dinner at the Queenborough Yacht Club.
Plan your journey: http://www.tfl.gov.uk
The Royal Victoria Station is on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
Please note that I don't have exact times. Please check their website for updates, or make a day of it and head on over to the Royal Docks, there is so much to see in the area.