D-Day - 75 Stories: The MV Derrycunihy

More than a fortnight after D-Day, troop ship the MV Derrycunihy was sitting off the Normandy beaches when disaster struck.

This is part 1 of her story. Part 2 is tomorrow.

Here is former First Sea Lord and Patron of the Merchant Navy Association, Admiral Lord West.

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