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The beautiful lower Aulne

The beautiful lower Aulne

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"Mari-Lizig", Kerhor boat replica, Roadstead  of Brest

"Mari-Lizig", Kerhor boat replica, Roadstead of Brest

The Château de Brest is a castle in Brest, Finistère, France. The oldest monument in the town, it is located at the mouth of the river Penfeld at the heart of the roadstead of Brest, one of the largest roadsteads in the world. From the Roman castellum to Vauban's citadel, the site has over 1700 years of history, holding right up to the present day its original role as a military fortress and a strategic location of the highest importance.

The Château de Brest is a castle in Brest, Finistère, France. The oldest monument in the town, it is located at the mouth of the river Penfeld at the heart of the roadstead of Brest, one of the largest roadsteads in the world. From the Roman castellum to Vauban's citadel, the site has over 1700 years of history, holding right up to the present day its original role as a military fortress and a strategic location of the highest importance.

During the 18th century, the most important traffic in the roadstead of Brest was assured by big two-masted gabares which brought every day  to Penfell harbour huge cargos of firewood loaded in the Le Faou or  Chateaulin rivers.

During the 18th century, the most important traffic in the roadstead of Brest was assured by big two-masted gabares which brought every day to Penfell harbour huge cargos of firewood loaded in the Le Faou or Chateaulin rivers.

"Brest Kerhor boat and Ship of the Line", c.1845

"Brest Kerhor boat and Ship of the Line", c.1845

Roadstead of Brest, 17th century View

Roadstead of Brest, 17th century View

Restoration of the sloop coquillier | "Bergère de Domrémy".  Roadstead of  Brest.   Brittany

Restoration of the sloop coquillier | "Bergère de Domrémy". Roadstead of Brest. Brittany

An old forgotten lithograph of Le Faou harbour showing men hauling a lugger, by the antiquarian Bachelot de la Pylaie who gave some good written descriptions of the life in the small harbours of Brest's roadstead., c.1830..

An old forgotten lithograph of Le Faou harbour showing men hauling a lugger, by the antiquarian Bachelot de la Pylaie who gave some good written descriptions of the life in the small harbours of Brest's roadstead., c.1830..

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