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Canon Fort de Brouage, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege
N 45° 52.088 W 001° 04.182
30T E 649821 N 5081207
Quick Description: inside the Fortress of Brouage. a l interieur de la forteresse de Brouage.
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 7/13/2019 4:02:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM10YMZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
Views: 1

Long Description:
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in 1627 the Sieur Godefroy wrote that the fort of Brouage must have a hundred guns of all sizes.
Important in all strongholds, the artillery knows Brouage a boom boom in 1627. The merchant ships came there to buy cannons necessary for their defense against pirates.
At Brouage were poured the canons decorated with the arms of the king and an anchor in the name of Cardinal Richelieu intended for the armament of the ships.


texte plaque
en 1627 le sieur Godefroy ecrivait que le fort de Brouage devait avoir une centaine de canons de toutes les tailles.
Importante dans toutes les places fortes, l'artillerie connait a Brouage un essor formidable en 1627. Les navires marchand venaient y acheter des canons necessaires a leur defense contre les pirates.
A Brouage furent coulés les canons decorés des armes du roi et d une ancre au nom du Cardinal de Richelieu destiné a l armement des navires.
What type of artillery is this?: canon

Where is this artillery located?: Park

What military of the world used this device?: Armee Francaise

Date artillery was in use: 1/1/1680

Cost?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Artillery is no longer operational: no

Still may work: no

Date artillery was placed on display: Not listed

Parking location to view this Waymark: Not Listed

Are there any geocaches at this location?: Not listed

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