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retourBretagne : car-ferry

Baie de Saint-Malo (2010) - Bretagne (photo ELB)
Baie de Saint-Malo (2010)
Bretagne (photo ELB)

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Baie de Saint-Malo (2010) Bretagne (photo ELB)Saint-Malo (2007-08-10) Going to PortsmouthSaint-Malo (2008-02-23) Bretagne arrival from EnglandSaint-Malo (2008-02-23) Focus on Bretagne funnel and lifeboats
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 Flag France (Morlaix) 
 Length151.2 m 
 Breadth26 m
 Draught6.2 m 
 Gross Tonnage24534 t 
 Speed22.5 knt 
 Year of build1989 
 ShipyardChantiers de l'Atlantique (Saint Nazaire) 
The car-ferry Bretagne is assigned to the daily link of Brittany Ferries between Saint-Malo and Portsmouth for a period of crossing 8.45am on average. She is also found on the line from Plymouth to Santander during the winter months. She is then replaced in Saint-Malo by the Pont-Aven .

The Bretagne may board over 2000 passengers and nearly 600 vehicles. She is powered by 4 diesel engines Wartsilla Vasa type 12V32E.


The Bretagne was the first ferry of a new generation of ferries, more luxurious. She was built in the Chantiers de l'Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire in 1989 to replace the Quiberon on the line Cork-Santander. She was replaced by the Val de Loire in 1993 and then joined the line Saint-Malo Portsmouth.

Last update : 2010-05-22