Dunkirk ship 'Dracula' is back from the dead.

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The SMS Hindenberg after being scuttled in Scapa Flow at the end of WW1.<br />
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Back from the dead - Count Dracula, the Dunkirk little ship that refuses to die.<br />
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A boat yard owner is helping to restore the German-built 'little ship' which rescued his father and 711 other men from Dunkirk.<br />
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David Wilson is one of the men painstakingly restoring the Count Dracula which carried his father Sergeant William Wilson and his fellow engineers home during Operation Dynamo. <br />
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Sgt Norman was left behind with a group of engineers to blow up a bridge then they made their way along the coast looking for a means to escape.<br />
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They found this boat with the crew washed up on a mud bank and the mechanic with them managed to jury rig the gear box to allow them to set off.<br />
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The 50ft long ship had a remarkable existence even prior to Dunkirk as it was built for the German navy in 1913.