One of only seven surviving ships from the Normandy landings sank on its way to being restored. The Yarmouth Navigator was one of around 5,000 ships that participated in the Normandy landings in June 1944 and it is listed by the National Historic Ships Committee on its register of vital ships.
Today marks the 65th anniversary of D-Day (June 6th, 1944), the Normandy Landings. The assault was divided into two phases; the first being an air assault landing of American, British and Canadian troops, and the second being the infamous amphibious landing of Allied infantry on the coast of France. The latter