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Transport in Brittany - Brittany Ferries (Paperback) Loot Price: R297
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Transport in Brittany - Brittany Ferries (Paperback)

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Chapters: Brittany Ferries. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 62. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Brittany Ferries is a French ferry company that runs ships between France, the UK, Ireland and Spain. Brittany Ferries' MV Pont-Aven off the coast of SantanderFollowing the provision of the deep-water port at Roscoff, the company commenced in January 1973 at the instigation of Alexis Gourvennec, when existing ferry companies showed reluctance in providing a service from Roscoff to Plymouth. The company began sailings between Roscoff in Brittany and Plymouth in the South West of England using the freight ferry Kerisnel. The company's primary aim at that time was to provide a service to Brittany's cauliflower and artichoke farmers giving them easier access to the British market. The company expanded into the passenger market in summer 1973 when they chartered the passenger only ferry Poseidon from Stena Line for the season. Kerisnel was replaced in 1974 by Penn-Ar-Bed which also carried passengers and their vehicles. Such was the success of the Plymouth-Roscoff service a larger ship, the Cornouailles, was ordered and entered service in 1977. New routes commenced throughout the 1970s, and the company continued to grow. The Saint-Malo, Santander and Cork routes were operated by the Armorique and Prince of Brittany. In the early 1980s a second ship was chartered for the Saint-Malo route. The Goelo was an attractive-looking vessel, but left the fleet in preparation for the new ship to be introduced in 1982. The Quiberon replaced the Armorique on the Santander and Cork services, allowing her to operate alongside the Prince of Brittany on the Saint-Malo route. The Cornouailles maintained the original Roscoff route. The Benodet operated Plymouth-Roscoff for just one year before being used as p...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=194083


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 64
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-64124-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-64124-1
Barcode: 9781156641248

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