Friday, 9 January 2015

Lorient U-Boat Bunker Visit Photos





















I promised to post some photos of my visit to the U-Boat bunkers in Lorient over the holidays, so here they are including some mildly dis-interested children and a slightly less dis-interested spouse. It really is an impressive site to visit and well worth it if you are in the South of Brittany on holiday.

Incidentally, the wreck is a WW1 German light cruiser which took an active role in the Battle of Jutland, was ceded to the French as reparations under the terms of the Versailles Treaty, incorporated into the French Navy, then was subsequently sunk by the Germans as an anti-torpedo block ship.

6 comments:

  1. That looks an impressive place to visit...

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  2. Great pictures. I really must visit that place one day.

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  3. Excellent pictures! Definitely one for the visit list!

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  4. Looks good. I will definitely add this to my visiting list.

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  5. Another fascinating place to visit.

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  6. Impressive, not to say eerie. One for the 'to visit' list.

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