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The Duchess of Alna was a pleasure boat by trade, more suited to ferrying holiday-makers than going to war. Yet that's exactly what she had done in 1940, as one of the heroic "Little Boats" of the Dunkirk evacuation.And now, more than fifty years later, when some said that she was only fit for scrap, this unlikely battleship was off to the rescue again - slap in the middle of a war-zone!