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Through the Second World Conflict the Royal Navy’s flotillas of small, quick and powerfully armed motor gun boats (MGBs) had been seemed upon because the ‘Spitfires of the seas’. Working from their harbour bases across the south and east coasts of England, RN Coastal Forces crews would set out beneath cowl of darkness to search for bother with German transport within the Channel and the North Sea. The centerpiece of this guide is MGB 81, a fight veteran that noticed repeated motion between 1942 and 1945 within the North Sea and English Channel, together with on D-Day. Her preventing profession, restoration and up to date rebuild are all lined on this fascinating perception into the one operational instance of an RN Coastal Forces MGB of the Second World Conflict.