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Alain Déchorgnat

Un peu d'histoire

Elements of history

As result of my researches, I will propose there some elements about the past of navigation, fishing and ship building in Saint-Malo and the neibourhood. Don't hesitate to correct or complete those informations by using the contact page.

Former shipyards

NGV Emeraude - SICCNa
- Saint-Malo Naval

Towing in St-Malo

Cote d'emeraude - Tugboats in Saint-Malo
- Tug Côte d'emeraude

Commandant J.B. Charcot

Pourquoi Pas ? Two boats of the famous explorator Jean-Baptiste Charcot were built by Gautier shipyard in St-Malo:

- Français
- Pourquoi Pas ?

Sea link with England, Jersey and Guernsey

- Steamer Hilda
ferry Brittany
- Pre war : S.S. Brittany
- After WWII : S.S. Brittany and S.S. Falaise

Ferry compagnies
- Brittany Ferries
- Emeraude Lines
- Condor Ferries

Link with Dinard and Dinan

- Vedettes de Saint-Malo

Great fishing

Alex Pleven St-Malo's fisheries
- Pleven fisheries
- The Comapêche

The "terre-neuviers"
- Côte d'Emeraude
- Palinuro

Grande Hermine

Grande Hermine is one of Jacques Cartier' boats when he discovers Canada in 1534.

The french MRB model magazine propose a 1/100 scale plan of Grande Hermine (réf. 291).