The rescue routes

North Sea

Kwinte

Whistle

buoy

Ramsgate

HMS Wakeful sunk

Route Y

UK

Route X

La Panne

Dover

Route Z

Bray

Dunes

Dover

Strait

Calais

Dunkirk

Belgium

Outer perimeter on

30-31 May 1940

France

20 km

20 miles

North Sea

HMS Wakeful sunk

Route Y

87 nautical miles

Kwinte

Whistle

buoy

Ramsgate

Route X

55 miles

UK

La Panne

Dover

Route Z

39 nautical miles

Nieuport

Dover

Strait

Bray Dunes

Calais

Malo-les-Bains

Belgium

Dunkirk

Gravelines

Outer perimeter on

30-31 May 1940

France

20 km

20 miles