Menuiserie Guérin Frères (Pouzay, Centre, France)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon
N 47° 05.321 E 000° 32.435
31T E 313335 N 5217954
Quick Description: [FR] Bâtiment de type "Quonset Hut" situé à Pouzay. [EN] "Quonset Hut" building located in Pouzay.
Location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France
Date Posted: 6/3/2018 1:18:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMYDW0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 3

Long Description:
[FR] Menuiserie installée dans un bâtiment de type "Quonset Hut" situé à Pouzay.
Une hutte Quonset est une structure préfabriquée légère en acier galvanisé ondulé ayant une section transversale semi-circulaire. La conception a été développée aux États-Unis, basée sur la hutte de Nissen introduite par les Britanniques pendant la Première Guerre mondiale. Des centaines de milliers ont été produites pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale et le surplus militaire a été vendu au public. Le nom vient du site de leur première fabrication à Quonset Point, au Davisville Naval Construction Battalion Centre à Davisville, Rhode Island.
[EN] Joinery installed in a building "Quonset Hut" located in Pouzay.
A Quonset hut is a light prefabricated corrugated galvanized steel structure with a semi-circular cross-section. The design was developed in the United States, based on the Nissen hut introduced by the British during the First World War. Hundreds of thousands were produced during the Second World War and the military surplus was sold to the public. The name comes from the site of their first manufacturing at Quonset Point, the Davisville Naval Construction Battalion Center in Davisville, Rhode Island.
Hut Type: Unknown/Unsure

Is the Quonset Hut currently in use?: Yes

Physical Address:
24 Rue des Louines
POUZAY, Indre-et-Loire France
37800


Additions: Not listed

Year of fabrication (if known): Not listed

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