flotsam ( or rather jetsam as this is man made drifting objects and
natural ones ) found on the beaches of Douarnenez
Bay and of mooring
in the commercial fishermen's harbour of Douarnenez.
Concarneau Musée de la Pêche- Duhamel Du Monceau
Traité Général des Pesches.
This is awfully 'heavy'.
Only for really interested persons.
photographies from bad to acceptable (no flash possible and time was
short), this is documentation not art though the book would have been
do hope, that Igkt members will have the luck to get a
meeting for the whole of Western Europe
Concarneau. Just to get
a chance to see this town and this Musée. As
easy if not easier to
get there than to get to Douarnenez ( which has been my
for at least a third of a century!)
There is the famed KEROMAN submarine base built by the Germans in WWII
modern installation for 'escaping from a submarine
training' in Lorient not very far off, not to mention
that it was a very near thing that the "wolves packs" won the
war for Germany and it cost many
lives to the Merchant Navy sailors
who were absolutely heroics above the call of duty, I will not
about Naval types, after all it was their station in life, but Merchant
seamen of all ranks
were really 'out of the ordinary'; La Pointe du
Continental Europe land's End ) and Le Phare
d'Eckmull ( Eckmull
quite pleasant in Concarneau and 'hostellerie' can be quite
affordable either in
or "chez l'habitant' ( with the
inhabitants in beds and
breakfast and such)
Le Musée de la Pêche
de la Ville Close de
USE ANY OF THESE PHOTOGRAPHIES IN ANY FORM OF
If you need what they represent please contact Le Musée de
Pêche de Concarneau for 'official' pictures of much better
quality and pay for them.
musée de la pêche de Concarneau
Rope serving on wire rope on the
trawler kept at Le Musée. You can visit it at your leisure.
A scientific sampling trawl with neat
knotting belonging to "Pourquoi pas ?"
( Why not ? - Not Commandant Charcot's alas - fond memory to
me as I did it as
ship model in my youth) the IFREMER
research ship - Institut
Français de Recherche
pour l'Exploitation de la MER - (one
of the two vessels jointly exploited,
the other is manned by La Marine Nationale for the SHOM (Servive
Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine)