The Coastal Forces Heritage Trust

Coastal forces made an enormous contribution to WW2 in every theatre of war:

  • 900 actions resulting in 400 enemy vessels sunk
  • More torpedoes fired than the submarine service with a greater proportion of hits
  • Vital intelligence gathered for D-Day
  • Landing and retrieving agents on enemy coastlines
  • 3000 decorations won including 4 Victoria Crosses