Those taking part set off from Falmouth in March 1942, with the aim of destroying St Nazaire dock and preventing the Tirpitz, the Germans' largest and most powerful warship, from putting to sea
and destroying Allied shipping.
Coastguards, currently on a 48-hour strike, denied the dispute delayed the Blackpool lifeboat putting to sea
They say fuel is so dear it is not worth them putting to sea
Two 68p stamps have images of the combined Franco-Spanish fleet putting to sea
from Cadiz and the Royal Navy fleet attacking in two columns.
Measures agreed between the Government and Europe have forbidden crews from putting to sea
more than 15 days a month to trawl for white fish.
The Renfrew-based LR5 rescue sub was yesterday on its way home without even putting to sea
in the crisis.
FIVE canoeists had to be rescued after putting to sea
in a Force Eight gale.