Honfleur in Calvados Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
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, Basse-Normandie, in Calvados Département. 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, Basse-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); Le statuaire des Moulières (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); La Sainte Bernadette (about 120 meters away); Le Faubourg Saint-Catherine / Le Faubourg Saint-Léonard (about 120 meters away); La Cité des Peintres / La Côte de Grâce (about 120 meters away); Les Greniers à Sel / Le Jardin des Personnalités (about 120 meters away); L'Enclos et la Lieutenance / Le Vieux Bassin (about 120 meters away); Mémoire des Soldats Alliés Tombés (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Honfleur.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Frédéric Sauvage. (Submitted on July 18, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
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