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DE LA MARINE DE PARIS AU TROCADERO
PLEASE DO NOT
USE ANY OF THESE PHOTOGRAPHIES IN ANY FORM OF
If you need what they represent please contact Le Musée de
Marine for 'official' pictures of much better quality and pay for them.
authentic historical models from the Royal Collections and a
very unusual "one of a kind " splice.
In French there is 'l'épissure
carrée' / 'Square or short splice' and l'épissure
longue / long splice but I have never seen anywhere this ' épissure en boudin'.
It is the object of a feature in the 'Investigations' pages.
A Ropewalk / Machine de cordier , shown is a
'grelin' being made.
the Royal Collection that was in TOULON ( Mediterranean )
Built in the second part of the 18th it actually works.
A old traditional trawler
from TROUVILLE ( mid-way between
CAEN and LE HAVRE now a tourists resort on la Baie de Seine near
DEAUVILLE ) end of 19th century.
peau de vache' ) that
was put on the cod
end to protect
the netting from chafing on the sea bottom is easily seen. This is
a benthic trawl (bottom).
An old 'machine
à mâter' / masting machine or
masting rig (?) .
Model from second part of 18th.
Famous 1850 America yacht ( concept was taken
fishing boat on Newfoundland banks ).
way the shrouds are put in
position with what is show in
Investigations pages about le canot à misaine and the
Azorean whale boat.
A sledge and other gear that the
famous polar explorer Commandant
CHARCOT used in
15 September 1936 "Pourquoi pas ?" sunk
off Iceland coast.
A cyclonic tempest drove it on shoals .
All souls were lost save one, Master-timoneer GONIDEC who swam for it!
As usual The State let one driven individual fight alone for France's
and ' attendit pour tirer les marrons du feu" / waited the right time
pull the chestnuts from the fire.
Boats and Harbours 2008 June ( Ploumanac'h)
New harvest of knots in the
Northern part of Brittany ( Ploumanach , which
is a very
interesting geological singularity )
Boats and Harbours 2008 September River Seine Quay under the
salted water this time/ Photos shot while waiting for Nono and
to arrive with their respective best-half to visit Le Musée Des Arts Premiers.
"péniches" or barges are luxury restaurants lurking there as spider in
their web to trap tourists visiting the quite close Tour
le Musée de la Marine au Trocadéro and Le Musée des Arts
Premiers. Get a look at the moorings there.
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Hamel / Nautile -
Overall rewriting in August 2006 . Copyright renewed.
2007-2014 -(each year of existence)