Hilda at work during WWII

 

 

The "Hilda" renamed "Meppel", post 1970 (note that the upper cabin has been removed, and in the right picture, the hoist mast is gone)

 

Hilda removing some of the 835 soldiers rescued from the beaches.  She also

shuttled 1,200 from the beach to naval destroyers

 

List of commercial ships involved in the Dunkirk operation

 

Hilda owner Gruno Zoutman Hilda Captain Hemmo Zoutman, brother of owner Gruno Hilda Captain Hemmo Zoutman with wife, Doreen Doreen Zoutman today, with painting of the Hilda

 

DOCUMENTS

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SHORT HISTORY OF HILDA

First hand account by Doreen Zoutman, wife of Captain Zoutman

LOG ENTRIES DURING OPERATION DYNAMO

Copy of the Captain's log for the 3-day operation

CAPTAIN ZOUTMAN'S PASSPORT

Copy of the Captain's passport used to escape occupied Holland during the war

 

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