Honfleur in Calvados, Normandie, France
A la mémoire de Frédéric Sauvage qui inventa a Honfleur l'hélice a propulsion et en fit les premiers essais dans le vieux bassin 1832
In memory of Frederic Sauvage who, in Honfleur, invented propeller propulsion and made the first tests in the old port in 1832.
Location. 49° 25.179′ N, 0° 14.007′ E. Marker is in Honfleur, Normandie, in Calvados. Marker is on Quai Saint-Etienne 0.1 kilometers north of Rue Monpensier, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honfleur, Normandie 14600, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albert Sorel (within shouting distance of this marker);
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Frédéric Sauvage. (Submitted on July 18, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Science & Medicine • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 345 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.