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Wreck of the French brigantine Angele of Boulogne, Doom bar, Padstow, Cornwall. Wrecked on 13th November 1911 Featured Brest Print

Wreck of the French brigantine Angele of Boulogne, Doom bar, Padstow, Cornwall. Wrecked on 13th November 1911

A view of the wreck of the French brigantine Angele of Boulogne aground on Doom Bar with the hull beginning to break up. A report of the Inquest held at Minver Farm, St Enodoc, at the east end of Doom Bar was published in the Western Morning News on Wednesday 15th November 1911. The brigantine, under the command of Captain Theodore Le Layee of Brest had left Swansea on Friday 10th November with a cargo 198 tons of coal. On Sunday the weather and wind direction changed. The wind rose rapidly and the sea was rough, because of the situation he was obliged to return. During the return several of his sails were badly damaged and the ship was no longer navigable. He resolved to make for land, arriving at Padstow Bay at around half-past five. There was an Irish Schooner in front of him and he was required to make a detour. Having passed the Irish vessel he turned back into the wind, but having no back sail on his vessel she drifted. At this moment he was 70 yards from land, and let his anchor drop, but she grounded. The Captain and crew tried to launch a small boat, but fierce wind meant that they could not get into the boat. All hands had their life jackets on but a large wave came over and swept four men into the water. The Captain clung to the rigging. When he saw the Padstow lifeboat the Arab II coming to his rescue he jumped into the water and swam towards the boat and was rescued. The deceased were: Joseph Marie Granger, 36; Merthurm Drinon, 18; Francois Le Coq, 16; and Joesph Helion, 15. The Angele was built in Bordeaux in 1875 and registered in Boulogne. Photographer: Unknown

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MER-FETE Featured Brest Print

MER-FETE

A general view of the sailing ships and boats taking part in the "Brest 2000" seafaring nostalgia 14 July 2000, in the port of Brest, Brittanny. The four-yearly international Festival of Sailors and the Sea presents some 2.300 majestic tall ships and other historic vessels of all shapes and sizes coming from around 20 countries. // des bateaux naviguent, le 14 juillet 2000 dans le port de Brest, lors de la fte de la mer et des marins "Brest 2000", qui se droule du 13 au 17 juillet. AFP PHOTO EMMANUEL PAIN / AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL PAIN

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Album of the Siege of Paris, Ambulance man, the last troops at the station of Brest Featured Brest Print

Album of the Siege of Paris, Ambulance man, the last troops at the station of Brest

XIR414942 Album of the Siege of Paris, Ambulance man, the last troops at the station of Brest, 1871 (pen & brown ink wash & pencil on paper) by Dore, Gustave (1832-83); 16.9x23.1 cm; Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France; (add.info.: ambulancier, les derniers mobiles a la gare de Brest; black and white photograph; IED 3454 21 & 22; Siege de Paris 1870-71; Franco-Prussian War; Franco Prussian; plume, lavis d'encre brune et crayon;); French, out of copyright

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