English Channel

English Channel, Guernsey
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Preußen (Q644078)
item type: sailing ship / windjammer / Flying P-Liner / Fünfmastschiff / full-rigged ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Preussen (Preußen in German and as written on the vessel) (PROY-sin) was a German steel-hulled, five-masted, ship-rigged sailing ship built in 1902 for the F. Laeisz shipping company and named after the German state and kingdom of Prussia. It was the world's only ship of this class with five masts, carrying six square sails on each mast.

Pomeranian (Q1412318)
item type: steamboat
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Die Pomeranian war ein 1882 in Dienst gestelltes Passagierschiff, das ab 1887 von der kanadisch-britischen Reederei Allan Line als Transatlantikdampfer auf dem Nordatlantik eingesetzt wurde und Passagiere, Fracht und Post zwischen Großbritannien, Kanada und den Vereinigten Staaten beförderte. 1917 ging das Schiff durch die Übernahme der Allan Line in die Flotte der Canadian Pacific Line über. Am 15. April 1918 wurde das Schiff im Ärmelkanal von einem deutschen U-Boot versenkt.

Radaas (Q7279928)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Radaas was a 2524-ton cargo steamship. She was built by and launched in 1890 as Marstonmoor for Moor Lines. She was sold to a Greek company in 1902 and renamed Athos Romanos, before being sold to Danish interests during the First World War and renamed Radaas. She was sunk by the German submarine UB-40 under the command of Oberleutnant Hans Howaldt on 21 September 1917. She was 18 miles west of Portland Bill en route from Tyne to Bordeaux when the torpedo struck her in the port side. The wreck lies on a sandy bed at a depth of 30 m at 50°34′13″N 3°4′50″W.

Marguerite (Q6760764)
item type: ship / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Marguerite was a 1,544-ton French ship built by Osbourne, Graham & Co. Ltd. of North Hylton in Sunderland in 1912.

Lyme Bay canoeing tragedy (Q6708152)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Lyme Bay kayaking disaster was an 1993 incident that led to the death of four teenagers on a sea kayaking trip in the Lyme Bay area on the south coast of England. The incident led to legislation to regulate adventure activities centres working with young people in the United Kingdom.

Priscaenigma (Q20137776)
item type: fossil taxon
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Priscaenigma is an extinct genus of snakefly of the Priscaenigmatidae family which was described by Whalley in 1985. The fossils were found on flatstones at Black Ven in Charmouth, Dorset at 50.7°N 2.9°W / 50.7; -2.9 in a marine environment of the Charmouth Mudstone Formation. The fossils were collected by J. F. Jackson between 1961 and 1963. Its sister taxa is Hondelagia. The genus contains one species, the extinct Priscaenigma obtusa, also described by Whalley in 1985. Its forewing is 12.6 centimetres (5.0 in) in length. Only a forewing was found when the species was discovered.

Authie (Q784623)
item type: river
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Authie (French pronunciation: [o.ti] (listen); Picard: Eutie; (West Flemish: Otie)) is a river in northern France whose 108-kilometre (67 mi) course crosses the departement of the Pas-de-Calais and the Somme. Its source is near the village of Coigneux. It flows through the towns of Doullens, Auxi-le-Château, Nempont-Saint-Firmin and Nampont, finally flowing out into the Channel near Berck.

MV Nyon (Q6719875)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Nyon was a 5,364 GRT cargo ship that was built in 1952. She ran aground in 1958, and was cut in two in order to salvage her. The stern section was salvaged and a new bow section built and fitted in 1959. She served until 1962 when she was involved in a collision with another ship and sank.

Dernbach (Q42131794)
item type: watercourse
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Der Dernbach ist der etwa 1,5 km lange, rechte und südöstliche Quellbach des Bleidenbachs und wird zuweilen auch als dessen Zufluss angesehen. Er fließt auf dem Gebiet der Gemeinde Weilmünster im hessischen Landkreis Limburg-Weilburg.

M 134 (Q1882139)
item type: steamboat
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

M 134 war ein Minensuchboot des Typs Minensuchboot 1916, das unter verschiedenen Namen – M 134, Frauenlob, M 534, Jungingen – und in verschiedenen Funktionen bis zu seiner Versenkung 1943 in der deutschen Reichsmarine und Kriegsmarine diente.

Port of La Madelon (Q3398609)
item type: marina
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le port de la Madelon est un port de plaisance situé sur l’Authie, à proximité de son embouchure au fond de la baie d'Authie ; l’emplacement du port, au lieu-dit « La Madelon », se partage entre les communes de Waben et Groffliers, dans le département du Pas-de-Calais.

plage du Touquet-Paris-Plage (Q3390879)
item type: beach
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

La plage du Touquet-Paris-Plage est la plage du Touquet-Paris-Plage, commune française située dans le département du Pas-de-Calais en région Hauts-de-France.

SM UC-66 (Q7391740)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UC-66 was a German Type UC II minelaying submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. The U-boat was ordered on 12 January 1916 and was launched on 15 July 1916. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 14 November 1916 as SM UC-66. In five patrols UC-66 was credited with sinking 32 ships, either by torpedo or by mines laid. UC-66 was sunk by HM seaplane No. 8656, a Curtiss Model H-12, off the Isles of Scilly on 27 May 1917. The wreck was found by divers in 2009. This is a notable early aircraft success against a U-boat.

HMS Bulwark (Q689766)
item type: pre-dreadnought battleship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Bulwark was one of five London-class pre-dreadnought battleships built for the Royal Navy at the end of the 19th century. The Londons were a sub-class of the Formidable-class pre-dreadnoughts. Completed in 1902 she was initially assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet as its flagship. The ship then served with the Channel and Home Fleets from 1907 to 1910, usually as a flagship. From 1910 to 1914, she was in reserve in the Home Fleet.

German submarine U-678 (Q12804808)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-678 was a Type VIIC U-boat built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine for service during World War II. She was laid down on 3 September 1942 by Howaldtswerke, Hamburg as yard number 827, launched on 18 September 1943 and commissioned on 25 October 1943 under Oberleutnant zur See Guido Hyronimus.

German submarine U-413 (Q475837)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

U-413 was a Type VIIC U-boat built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine for service during World War II.

SM UB-114 (Q16222842)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-114 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 4 May 1918 as SM UB-114.

German submarine U-671 (Q15645375)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-671 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. The submarine was laid down on 2 December 1941 at the Howaldtswerke yard at Hamburg, launched on 15 December 1942, and commissioned on 3 March 1943 under the command of Oberleutnant zur See August-Wilhelm hewicker.

RMS Moldavia (Q1137985)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-81 (Q2207226)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-81 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 18 September 1917 as SM UB-81.

SS Espagne (1909) (Q16658578)
item type: shipwreck / steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The SS Espagne was a Belgian cargo ship that was torpedoed by the Imperial German Navy submarine SM UC-71 in the English Channel off St. Catherine's Point, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom while she was travelling from Le Havre, France to Newport, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom.

HMS Acheron (Q970599)
item type: destroyer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Acheron was an A-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She served during the Second World War in Home waters and off the Norwegian coast, before becoming an early war loss when she sank after hitting a mine off the Isle of Wight on 17 December 1940. The wreck site is designated under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986.

SM U-90 (Q7391601)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-90 was a Type U-87 U-boat of the Imperial German Navy during World War I. Its commander Walter Remy made regular stops at remote island North Rona for provisions such as fresh mutton. On 15 May 1918, U-90 shelled the Hirta wireless station in St Kilda, Scotland. On 31 May 1918, U-90 torpedoed and sank USS President Lincoln, a former Hamburg America Line steamer that had been seized by the United States for troop transportation. From the U.S. Navy crew that abandoned the sinking vessel, U-90 captured Lieutenant Edouard Izac, eventually taking him to Germany. Izac later escaped German captivity and reported to the US Navy about German submarine movements.

HMS Swordfish (Q1565469)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Swordfish (61S) was a first-batch S-class submarine built for the Royal Navy during the 1930s. Commissioned in 1932, she was given the pennant number 61S and was assigned to the 2nd Submarine Flotilla.

SS Mendi (Q1920341)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Mendi was a British 4,230 GRT passenger steamship that was built in 1905 and, as a troopship, sank after collision with great loss of life in 1917.

SM U-122 (Q7391531)
item type: U-boat / minelaying submarine / German Type UE II submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-122 was a Type UE II long-range minelayer submarine of the Imperial German Navy during World War I. U-122 was engaged in naval warfare and took part in the First Battle of the Atlantic. U-122 succeeded in sinking one ship during her career for a total of 278 gross register tons (GRT).

SS Faith (Q66480812)
item type: shipwreck

National Heritage List for England number: 1462141

HMS A3 (Q4355289)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS A3 was an A-class submarine built for the Royal Navy in the first decade of the 20th century. She sank in 1912. The wreck is a Protected Wreck managed by Historic England.

National Heritage List for England number: 1422537

MV Aeolian Sky (Q6719202)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Aeolian Sky was a Greek-run freighter built in 1978, which collided with another ship near the Channel Islands and after a failed attempt at salvage sank off the coast of Dorset, England in a storm in late 1979.

SS Leander (Q7393955)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Leander was a 989 GRT coaster that was built in 1925 by Atlas Werke AG, Hamburg, Germany. The British Royal Navy captured her in November 1939 and impressed her into service as Empire Crusader. She was bombed and sunk in 1940.

SS Ajax (Q28457552)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Ajax was a cargo steamship that was built in Germany in 1923 as Elbe. In 1927 she was renamed twice, first to Ceuta and then to Ajax.

HMS Safari (Q1565301)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Safari was a third batch S-class submarine built for the Royal Navy during World War II. Commissioned in 1942, she was assigned to operate in the Mediterranean Sea. During the course of the war, Safari sank twenty-five ships, most of which were Italian.

SS Albert C. Field (Q7393130)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Albert C. Field was a Canadian cargo ship, sunk during World War II.

German submarine U-480 (Q325833)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

U-480 was an experimental Kriegsmarine Type VIIC U-boat of World War II. Considered by many to be the first stealth submarine, it was equipped with a special rubber coating (codenamed Alberich, after the German mythological character who had the ability to become invisible), that made it difficult to detect with British ASDIC (sonar).

HMS Boadicea (Q1468894)
item type: destroyer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Boadicea was a B-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy (RN) around 1930. Initially assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet, she was transferred to the Home Fleet in 1936. Before her departure, the ship evacuated civilians from Spain during the beginning of the Spanish Civil War of 1936–1939. Boadicea later spent considerable time in Spanish waters, enforcing the arms blockade imposed by Britain and France on both sides of the conflict. During World War II, the ship spent the bulk of the war on convoy escort duty in British waters and participated in the Battle of the Atlantic, Operation Torch, the Russian Convoys, and in the Normandy landings. Badly damaged by German dive bombers in 1940, she was sunk almost exactly four years later by German aircraft.

Battle of Portland (Q2003416)
item type: naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The naval Battle of Portland, or Three Days' Battle took place during 18–20 February 1653 (28 February – 2 March 1653 (Gregorian calendar)), during the First Anglo-Dutch War, when the fleet of the Commonwealth of England under General at Sea Robert Blake was attacked by a fleet of the Dutch Republic under Lieutenant-Admiral Maarten Tromp escorting merchant shipping through the English Channel.

HMS L24 (Q5633020)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS L24 was a L-class submarine built for the Royal Navy during World War I. The boat was not completed before the end of the war and was sunk in an accidental collision in 1924.

Redford (Q7305858)
item type: hamlet
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Redford is a hamlet about equidistant from Batcombe, Melbury Bubb and Woolcombe in the county of Dorset in South West England. It lies within the Dorset unitary authority administrative area of the county, eight miles south of the town of Sherborne.

SM UB-74 (Q15274093)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-74 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 24 October 1917 as SM UB-74.

USS LST-507 (Q7870975)
item type: Landing Ship, Tank
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS LST-507 was a LST-491-class tank landing ship built for the United States Navy during World War II. She was sunk by a German torpedo attack in April 1944 during Exercise Tiger.

National Heritage List for England number: 1463496

USS S-24 (Q7873620)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS S-24 (SS-129) was a first-group (S-1 or "Holland") S-class submarine of the United States Navy. During World War II, she also served in the Royal Navy as HMS P555.

Salsette (Q2215253)
item type: steamboat
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Die Salsette (II) war ein 1908 in Dienst gestelltes Passagierschiff der britischen Reederei Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O), das im Passagier- und Frachtverkehr von Großbritannien nach Indien eingesetzt wurde. Am 20. Juli 1917 wurde die Salsette südwestlich der Isle of Portland von einem deutschen U-Boot versenkt. 15 Menschen starben.

USS LST-531 (Q10386663)
item type: Landing Ship, Tank

National Heritage List for England number: 1463495

HMS Empress of India (Q4351816)
item type: pre-dreadnought battleship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Empress of India was one of seven Royal Sovereign-class pre-dreadnought battleships built for the Royal Navy during the 1890s. The ship was commissioned in 1893 and served as the flagship of the second-in-command of the Channel Fleet for two years. She was transferred to the Mediterranean Fleet in 1897, during which time Empress of India was assigned to the International Squadron blockading Crete during the uprising there. She returned home in 1901 and was briefly assigned as a coast guard ship in Ireland before she became the second flagship of the Home Fleet. The ship was reduced to reserve in 1905 and accidentally collided with the submarine HMS A10 the following year. Empress of India was taken out of service in early 1912 and accidentally struck a German sailing ship while under tow. She was sunk as a target ship in 1913.

Avalanche (Q790079)
item type: ship
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Die Avalanche war ein 1874 in Dienst gestellter eiserner Dreimast-Segler der britischen Reederei Shaw, Savill & Company, der als Passagier- und Frachtschiff nach Neuseeland diente. Die Avalanche sank 1877 auf ihrer erst vierten Fahrt im Ärmelkanal nach der Kollision mit einem anderen Segelschiff, wobei 106 Menschen ums Leben kamen.

River Somme (Q37646)
item type: main stream / coastal river
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Somme (UK: SOM, US: SUM, French: [sɔm] (listen)) is a river in Picardy, northern France.

Canal de la Somme (Q765295)
item type: canal
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Canal de la Somme is a canal in northern France. Its total length is 156.4 km with 25 locks, from the English Channel at Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme to the Canal de Saint-Quentin at Saint-Simon.

Battle of Crotoy (1347) (Q104912693)
item type: battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle of Crotoy was a naval battle which occurred on 25 June 1347 at the mouth of the Somme off the Le Crotoy, when a French fleet of 40 ships gathered in attempted to relieve Calais, where an English army under the command of King Edward III of England was besieging the French town during the Edwardian phase of the Hundred Years' War.

Abri du Benoît-Champy (Q2821908)
item type: hangar
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'abri du Benoît Champy est une remise à bateau située à Cayeux-sur-Mer, en France, qui abrite le canot de sauvetage Benoît-Champy.

National Nature Reserve of the Bay of Somme (Q3457392)
item type: protected area / réserve naturelle nationale
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

La réserve naturelle nationale de la baie de Somme (RNN 118) est une réserve naturelle nationale située dans les Hauts-de-France au sein de la baie de Somme. Classée en 1994, elle occupe une surface de 3 421 hectares et protège des milieux littoraux (vasières et prés salés). Elle inclut le Parc du Marquenterre et fait partie depuis 2012 du Parc naturel marin des Trois Estuaires.

website: http://www.baiedesomme.org/html/fr/baie-interactive/index.htm

Parc du Marquenterre (Q2051974)
item type: protected area
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le parc du Marquenterre est un parc ornithologique situé en bordure nord de la baie de Somme, dans le département de la Somme, en région des Hauts-de-France. Il est d'ailleurs inclus dans la réserve naturelle nationale de la baie de Somme.

website: http://www.marquenterrenature.fr/

Caudron School of Aviation (Q16507834)
item type: flight school / academic institution
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L' École de pilotage Caudron au Crotoy est une école de formation de pilotes professionnels civils, fondée en 1910 par les deux frères Caudron : Gaston ( - ) et René ( - ), originaires de la Somme. Elle est doublée d'une école de pilotes militaires à partir de 1913. C'est aussi un ancien aérodrome avant la Première Guerre mondiale et avant la Seconde Guerre mondiale.

German submarine U-212 (Q4051945)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-212 was a Type VIIC U-boat that served with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. Laid down on 17 May 1941 as yard number 641 at F. Krupp Germaniawerft in Kiel, she was launched on 11 March 1942 and commissioned on 25 April under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Helmut Vogler.

HMAT Warilda (Q976897)
item type: hospital ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMAT Warilda (His Majesty's Australian Transport) was a 7713-ton vessel, built by William Beardmore and Company in Glasgow as the SS Warilda for the Adelaide Steamship Company. She was designed for the East-West Australian coastal service, but following the start of the First World War, she was converted into a troopship and later, in 1916, she was converted into a hospital ship.

HMCS Alberni (Q3334281)
item type: corvette / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMCS Alberni was a Flower-class corvette that served in the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) during the Second World War. The Flower-class corvettes were warships designed for anti-submarine warfare. The ship was constructed by Yarrows Ltd. in Esquimalt, British Columbia, laid down on 19 April 1940, launched on 22 August and commissioned on 4 February 1941. The corvette sailed east to join the RCN's fleet in the Atlantic via the Panama Canal, where upon arrival, the vessel began escorting trans-atlantic convoys in the Battle of the Atlantic. Arvida took part in the key convoy battle of Convoy SC 42. In 1942, the corvette was transferred to Allied convoy assignments associated with Operation Torch in the Mediterranean Sea. In 1944, Arvida was among the Canadian naval vessels assigned to Operation Neptune, the naval component of the invasion of Normandy and escorted support ships to and from the United Kingdom on D-day.

HMS Loyalty (Q3125057)
item type: minesweeper
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Loyalty was a turbine-powered Algerine-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy, formerly HMS Rattler . She served during the Second World War. Commissioned in 1943, Loyalty saw action off the coast of Normandy during the Allied assault there in 1944. While performing duties off the coast, the ship was torpedoed by a German submarine and sank.

USS Osprey (Q2746119)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS Osprey (AM–56), was a Raven-class minesweeper of the United States Navy, laid down on 28 June 1939 at the Norfolk Navy Yard, Virginia; launched on 24 August 1940; sponsored by Ms. Margaret Kays; and commissioned on 16 December 1940.

Affair of Fielding and Bylandt (Q4202297)
item type: naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The affair of Fielding and Bylandt was a brief naval engagement off the Isle of Wight on 31 December 1779 between a Royal Navy squadron, commanded by Commodore Charles Fielding, and a naval squadron of the Dutch Republic, commanded by rear-admiral Lodewijk van Bylandt, escorting a Dutch convoy. The Dutch and British were not yet at war, but the British wished to inspect the Dutch merchantmen for what they considered contraband destined for France, then engaged in the American War of Independence.

SM U-123 (Q7391532)
item type: U-boat / minelaying submarine / German Type UE II submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-123 was one of the 329 submarines serving in the Imperial German Navy in World War I. U-123 was engaged in the naval warfare and took part in the First Battle of the Atlantic.

SM UB-39 (Q7391647)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-39 was a German Type UB II submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I.

SM UC-110 (Q7391677)
item type: watercraft
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UC-110 was a German Type UC III minelaying submarine or U-boat built for the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I.

HMS Formidable (Q1502745)
item type: pre-dreadnought battleship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Formidable, the third of four ships of that name to serve in the Royal Navy, was the lead ship of her class of pre-dreadnought battleships. The ship was laid down in March 1898, was launched in November that year, and was completed in September 1901. Formidable served initially with the Mediterranean Fleet, transferring to the Channel Fleet in 1908. In 1912, she was assigned to the 5th Battle Squadron, which was stationed at Nore.

MV Ice Prince (Q6719620)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The MV Ice Prince was a 328-foot Greek-registered cargo ship which sank in the English Channel on 15 January 2008, spilling 2,516 tonnes of timber, around 423 tonnes of intermediate fuel oil and 123 tonnes of marine diesel oil. Twenty crew members were rescued by HM Coastguard helicopter and Brixham lifeboat.

SS Rotorua (Q15843099)
item type: steamboat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Rotorua was a New Zealand Shipping Company steam ocean liner and refrigerated cargo ship that was built in Scotland in 1910 and sunk by a U-boat in 1917.

RMS Medina (Q1916473)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

RMS Medina was an ocean liner built by Caird and Company, Greenock, Scotland, in 1911, for the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. She was a Royal Mail Ship intended for use on the London to Australia route and was the last of the ten ships in P&O's M-Class. Between November 1911 and February 1912 Medina took King George V and Queen Mary to India for the Delhi Durbar. Medina was lost when she was torpedoed on 28 April 1917.

German submarine U-1063 (Q5551489)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-1063 was a Type VIIC/41 submarine of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. Her keel was laid down on 17 August 1943 by Germaniawerft in Kiel. She was commissioned on 8 July 1944 with Kapitänleutnant Karl-Heinz Stephan in command.

SM UB-60 (Q16222796)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-60 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the Training Flotilla of the German Imperial Navy on 6 June 1917 as SM UB-60.

Spanish Armada (Q179684)
item type: armada
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Spanish Armada (Spanish: Grande y Felicísima Armada, lit.'Great and Most Fortunate Navy') was a Spanish fleet of 130 ships that sailed from Lisbon in late May 1588 under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia, with the purpose of escorting an army from Flanders to invade England. Medina Sidonia was an aristocrat without naval command experience but was made commander by King Philip II. The aim was to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I and her establishment of Protestantism in England, to stop English interference in the Spanish Netherlands, and to stop the harm caused by English and Dutch privateering ships that disrupted Spanish interests in the Americas.

Hand Deeps (Q5647107)
item type: reef / human settlement
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Hand Deeps is an area of the English Channel located 8 nautical miles (15 km; 9.2 mi) south-west of Rame Head, Cornwall and 3.5 nautical miles (6.5 km; 4.0 mi) north-west of the Eddystone. The name comes from the five pinnacles there which rise from the surrounding sea bed depth of 55 metres to depth between 7 and 19 metres from the surface. The pinnacles are within a rectangle about 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) north-south and 0.5 nautical miles (0.93 km; 0.58 mi) west-east.

SM U-153 (Q7391544)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-153 was one of the 329 submarines serving in the Imperial German Navy in World War I. U-153 was engaged in the naval warfare and took part in the First Battle of the Atlantic.

SM UB-118 (Q16222844)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-118 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 22 January 1918 as SM UB-118.

SS Eastfield (Q7393519)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Eastfield was a 2,150-ton armed steamship which was torpedoed by the German U-boat SM UB-57 on 27 November 1917. The wreck sits intact at 50°14.255′N 4°42.262′W at a depth of 50 metres (160 ft) off Mevagissey, Cornwall. The cargo of coal can be found scattered on the sea bed nearby.

Bresle (Q661525)
item type: river
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Bresle (French pronunciation: ​[bʁɛl]; Picard: Brèle) is a river in the northwest of France that flows into the English Channel at Le Tréport. It crosses the departements of Oise, Somme and Seine-Maritime. It is 68.1 km (42.3 mi) long.

Le Tréport lighthouse (Q533960)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le phare du Tréport est un phare situé en Seine-Maritime. Il est cylindrique, composé d'une tour blanche et verte et se situe en bout de la jetée-ouest de la ville du Tréport. Il marque l'entrée du port.

Admiralty number: A1222

HMS Vesper (Q11713952)
item type: destroyer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Vesper was a V-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in World War I and World War II.

HMS Berkeley (Q18762682)
item type: destroyer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Berkeley was a Type I Hunt-class destroyer of the Royal Navy. She was a member of the first subgroup of the Hunt class and saw service in World War II before being bombed at Dieppe and then scuttled by HMS Albrighton.

SS Train Ferry No. 2 (Q21540240)
item type: train ferry / steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

TSS Train Ferry No. 2 was a freight vessel built for the British Army War Office in 1917.

parc éolien en mer des Deux-Côtes (Q3364836)
item type: offshore wind farm
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le parc éolien en mer des Deux Côtes était un projet de parc éolien en mer étudié par La compagnie du vent, le premier projet éolien en mer le long du littoral français. Il a été abandonné le .

parc éolien de la Côte d'Albâtre (Q3364826)
item type: project / offshore wind farm
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le projet du parc éolien de la Côte d'Albâtre est le premier projet français d'implantation d'éoliennes en mer.

50th parallel north (Q1209320)
item type: circle of latitude
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The 50th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 50 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane. It crosses Europe, Asia, the Pacific Ocean, North America, and the Atlantic Ocean.

HMHS Lanfranc (Q1631937)
item type: hospital ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMHS Lanfranc was a Booth Line passenger steamship that was built in Scotland in 1907 and operated scheduled services between Liverpool and Brazil until 1914. In the First World War she was a hospital ship until a U-boat sank her in the English Channel in 1917.

SM U-86 (Q820347)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-86 was a Type U 81 submarine manufactured in the Germaniawerft, Kiel shipyard for the German Empire during World War I.

Marvelous Sandbox (Q4115189)
item type: IUCN Red List / list / Wikidata internal entity / Stadtteil von Leipzig
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

This page exists for the sole reason for tests and demos regarding language links and data on the Wikidata Sandbox.

Street address: Grand Château 28 Avenue de Valrose 06103 Nice CEDEX 2 (from Wikidata)

website: http://example.com/, https://longdogechallenge.com/, https://example.com/bar, https://example.com/firefox, https://wikidata.org, https://www.nike.com/de/?cp=94701141471_search_1658899195401100024&mfadid=adm, http://www.diocesilanciano.it

German submarine U-741 (Q836706)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-741 was a Type VIIC U-boat built by F Schichau GmbH of Danzig and commissioned on 10 April 1943.

HMS Hotham (Q11713262)
item type: shipwreck / destroyer escort
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Hotham (K583) was a Captain-class frigate of the Buckley class of destroyer escort, originally intended for the United States Navy. Before she was finished in 1944, she was transferred to the Royal Navy under the terms of Lend-Lease, and was in commission from 1944 to 1956, including service during World War II.

SS Empire Javelin (Q7393654)
item type: Landing ship, infantry / steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Empire Javelin was an Infantry Landing Ship or "LSI (Large)" in service with the UK in the latter part of the Second World War. Launched on 25 October 1943, she was a United States Maritime Commission C1-S-AY1 subtype, one of thirteen similar ships built by Consolidated Steel Corporation.

SM U-152 (Q2207265)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-152 was a German Type U 151 submarine of the Imperial German Navy during World War I.

SM UB-37 (Q11706141)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-37 was a German Type UB II submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. The U-boat was ordered on 22 July 1915 and launched on 28 December 1915. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 17 June 1916 as SM UB-37.

Operation Donnerkeil (Q3883953)
item type: conflict
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Unternehmen Donnerkeil (Operation Thunderbolt) was the codename for a German military operation of the Second World War. Donnerkeil was designed as an air superiority operation to support the Kriegsmarine's (German Navy) Operation Cerberus, also known as the Channel Dash.

HMS Blackwood (Q1564407)
item type: shipwreck / destroyer escort
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Blackwood was a Captain-class frigate of the Evarts-class of destroyer escort, originally commissioned to be built for the U.S. Navy. Before she was finished in 1942, she was transferred to the Royal Navy under the terms of Lend-Lease, and saw service during the Second World War.

MV Alam Pintar and FV Etoile des Ondes collision (Q16954375)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The MV Alam Pintar and FV Etoile des Ondes collision took place in the English Channel in 2009 and involved the Singapore bulk carrier Alam Pintar and the UK fishing vessel Etoile des Ondes. The fishing vessel sank and, although three of its four crew were rescued, one member, Chris Wadsworth, was never found. The bulk carrier continued on its passage although its crew knew of the collision and later made attempts to hide the fact of their knowledge. Three other vessels nearby did not respond to Etoiles' distress calls, even though these were also broadcast by the coastguards. The rescue was eventually carried out by the ferry MV Norman Voyager. The UK's Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) carried out a full investigation of the incident and issued a damning report. Safety recommendations were made but under maritime law national governments have no authority over foreign-flagged vessels more than 12 nautical miles (22 km) from their coasts. No country attempted any criminal prosecutions.

Pangani (Q1723924)
item type: shipwreck / four-masted barque
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Die Pangani war eine Viermastbark der deutschen Reederei F. Laeisz (Hamburg) und gehörte zu den bekannten Schiffen der Reederei, den sogenannten Flying P-Linern.

German submarine U-672 (Q15636288)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-672 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. The submarine was laid down on 24 December 1941 at the Howaldtswerke yard at Hamburg, launched on 27 February 1943, and commissioned on 6 April 1943 under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Ulf Lawaetz.

SM UB-72 (Q16222804)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-72 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 9 September 1917 as SM UB-72.

MV British Diplomat (Q6719313)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

British Diplomat was a 6,498 GRT tanker that was built in 1926 by J Brown & Co Ltd, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom for the British Tanker Co Ltd. Relegated to use as a depot ship in Algeria by the time the Second World War stated, she was returned to the United Kingdom and transferred to the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) in 1940, renamed Empire Diplomat. War service was spent in home waters. She served until 1946 when she was scrapped.

HMS Balfour (Q5631488)
item type: destroyer escort
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Balfour was a Captain-class frigate of the Royal Navy which served during World War II. She was built as a TE (Buckley) type destroyer escort in the United States and delivered to the Royal Navy under the Lend-Lease arrangement.

MV Murree (Q11713686)
item type: SD18
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The MV Murree was a 1981 ship of the SD18 type, which sank in the English Channel in 1989.

German submarine U-269 (Q4051979)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-269 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. The U-boat was laid down on 18 September 1941 by Bremer Vulkan at Bremen-Vegesack, launched on 24 June 1942 and commissioned on 19 August under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Karl-Heinrich Harlfinger.

German submarine U-1191 (Q15695856)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-1191 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

German submarine U-214 (Q6959363)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-214, was a Type VIID mine-laying U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

HMS M1 (Q679770)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS M1 was a submarine of the British Royal Navy, one of four vessels of her class ordered towards the end of the First World War. She sank with the loss of her entire crew in 1925.

Battle of Plymouth (Q1438686)
item type: battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle of Plymouth was a naval battle in the First Anglo-Dutch War. It took place on 16 August 1652 (26 August 1652 (Gregorian calendar)) and was a short battle, but had the unexpected outcome of a Dutch victory over England. General-at-Sea George Ayscue of the Commonwealth of England attacked an outward bound convoy of the Dutch Republic commanded by Vice-Commodore Michiel de Ruyter. The two commanders had been personal friends before the war. The Dutch were able to force Ayscue to break off the engagement, and the Dutch convoy sailed safely to the Atlantic while Ayscue sailed to Plymouth for repairs.

SS Afric (Q383757)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Afric was a steamship built for White Star Line by Harland and Wolff shipyards. She was of the Jubilee class, had a reported gross register tonnage of 11,948, and had a port of registry of Liverpool, England. Afric was launched on November 16, 1898, and was involved in shipping between Liverpool and Australia.

HMCS Trentonian (Q12790632)
item type: corvette / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMCS Trentonian was a modified Flower-class corvette that served with the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War. She fought primarily in the Battle of the Atlantic and the English Channel as a convoy escort. She was named for Trenton, Ontario, though due to a naming conflict with another vessel, her name was changed. She was sunk in 1945.

HNoMS Eskdale (Q11973556)
item type: ship
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le HNoMS Eskdale (pennant number L36) est un destroyer d'escorte de classe Hunt de type III construit pour la Royal Navy et mis en service dans la Marine royale norvégienne, pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale.

Bugaled Breizh (Q2409124)
item type: fishing trawler
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

MFV Bugaled Breizh is a French trawler from Loctudy, Finistère, whose sinking with all hands in 90 metres of water in the English Channel on 15 January 2004 remains unresolved. While it appeared possible that the ship was pulled under by a submarine, a specific submarine could not be identified from among the number of submarines of several nations operating in the general vicinity of the accident site. Moreover, the condition of the ship's recovered trawling equipment was reported by a technical inquiry to not be consistent with a submarine entanglement.

German submarine U-1169 (Q12804574)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-1169 was a Type VIIC/41 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

Battle at The Lizard (Q2890859)
item type: battle / naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The naval Battle of the Lizard (French: Combat du Cap Lézard) took place on 21 October 1707 during the War of the Spanish Succession near Lizard Point, Cornwall between two French squadrons under René Duguay-Trouin and Claude de Forbin and an English convoy protected by a squadron under Commodore Richard Edwards.

Mount's Bay (Q4618125)
item type: bay
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Mount's Bay (Cornish: Baya an Garrek) is a large, sweeping bay on the English Channel coast of Cornwall, United Kingdom, stretching from the Lizard Point to Gwennap Head. In the north of the bay, near Marazion, is St Michael's Mount; the origin of name of the bay. In summer, it is a large, benign, scenic, natural harbour. However, in winter, onshore gales present maritime risks, particularly for sailing ships. There are more than 150 known wrecks from the nineteenth century in the area. The eastern side of the bay centred around Marazion and St Michael's Mount was designated as a Marine Conservation Zone in January 2016.

Les Petites Dalles (Q3234549)
item type: hamlet
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Les Petites Dalles (English: The Small Slabs) is a hamlet on the English Channel coast in the department of Seine-Maritime, in the Normandy region of France. The hamlet is in the communes of Sassetot-le-Mauconduit and Saint-Martin-aux-Buneaux, Seine-Maritime.

phare de Fécamp (Q3378221)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'ancien phare de Fécamp se situe à l'extrémité de la jetée nord, dite pointe Fagnet, de l'entrée du port de Fécamp, à 40 km environ au nord du Havre en Seine-Maritime, sur le littoral du pays de Caux. Il a été éteint le .

Lighthouse of Saint-Valery-en-Caux (Q3378361)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le phare de Saint-Valery-en-Caux (Seine-Maritime, France) est une tour cylindrique blanche avec une lanterne verte sur galerie située au bout de la jetée-Ouest. Il a été construit en 1882 puis modifié en 1914.

Admiralty number: A1238

German submarine U-390 (Q3303277)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-390 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

French submarine Prométhée (Q3407452)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Prométhée (Q153) was a Redoutable-class submarine of the French Navy, launched in 1930 at Cherbourg. On 7 July 1932, while sailing on the surface during sea trials, she suddenly sank off Cape Lévi, Manche. 62 of her 69 crew were lost with her, causing an outpouring of grief in France. The wreck was located the following day, but attempts to rescue any survivors and refloat the vessel were in vain. Survivors' statements indicated that the sinking was likely due to a sudden opening of the diving purges.

Komet (Q64059)
item type: cargo ship / armed merchantman / merchant raider
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Komet (German for comet) (HSK-7) was an auxiliary cruiser of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine in the Second World War, intended for service as a commerce raider. Known to the Kriegsmarine as Schiff 45, to the Royal Navy she was named Raider B.

SM UB-78 (Q15274095)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-78 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 20 October 1917 as SM UB-78. Mined off Dover on 19 April 1918 all 35 crew lost.

SS Leopoldville (Q923329)
item type: ocean liner
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Léopoldville was a 11,509 GRT passenger liner of the Compagnie Belge Maritime du Congo. She was converted for use as a troopship in the Second World War, and on December 24, 1944, while sailing between Southampton and Cherbourg, was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-486. As a result, about 763 US soldiers and 56 of the ship's crew died.

French submarine Vendémiaire (Q2512792)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Vendémiaire was a Pluviôse-class submarine built for the French Navy (Marine Nationale) in the late 1900s. She was sunk with all hands when she was rammed by the pre-dreadnought battleship Saint Louis on 8 June 1912 while on maneuvers off the Casquets in the English Channel.

HMS Capel (Q5631776)
item type: destroyer escort
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Capel was a Captain-class frigate, built in the United States as a Evarts-class destroyer escort, and transferred to the Royal Navy under the terms of Lend-Lease, which served in World War II.

Battle of Cherbourg (Q2364944)
item type: naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle of Cherbourg, or sometimes the Battle off Cherbourg or the Sinking of CSS Alabama, was a single-ship action fought during the American Civil War between a United States Navy warship, USS Kearsarge, and a Confederate States Navy warship, CSS Alabama, on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France.

CSS Alabama (Q597443)
item type: three-masted schooner
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

CSS Alabama was a screw sloop-of-war built in 1862 for the Confederate States Navy at Birkenhead on the River Mersey opposite Liverpool, England by John Laird Sons and Company. Alabama served as a successful commerce raider, attacking Union merchant and naval ships over the course of her two-year career, during which she never docked at a Southern port. She was sunk in June 1864 by USS Kearsarge at the Battle of Cherbourg outside the port of Cherbourg, France.

HMS Viper (Q245795)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Viper was a Viper-class torpedo boat destroyer (or "TBD") built for the British Royal Navy in 1899 by Hawthorn Leslie and Company at Hebburn on the River Tyne.

Hurd's Deep (Q1638398)
item type: deep
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Hurd's Deep (or Hurd Deep) is an underwater valley in the English Channel, northwest of the Channel Islands. Its maximum depth is about 180 m (590 ft; 98 fathoms), making it the deepest point in the English Channel.

2019 English Channel Piper PA-46 crash (Q60846211)
item type: aviation accident
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

A Piper PA-46 Malibu light aircraft transporting Argentine football player Emiliano Sala crashed in the English Channel off Alderney in the Channel Islands on 21 January 2019. It had been travelling from Nantes, France, to Cardiff, Wales.

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SMS Baden (Q552817)
item type: super-dreadnought
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SMS Baden was a Bayern-class dreadnought battleship of the German Imperial Navy built during World War I. Launched in October 1915 and completed in March 1917, she was the last battleship completed for use in the war; two of her sisters—Sachsen and Württemberg—were incomplete when the war ended. The ship mounted eight 38-centimeter (15 in) guns in four twin turrets, displaced 32,200 metric tons (31,700 long tons; 35,500 short tons) at full combat load, and had a top speed of 21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph). Along with her sister Bayern, Baden was the largest and most powerfully armed battleship built by the Imperial Navy.

Ievoli Sun (Q2068525)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Ievoli Sun was a chemical tanker chartered by Napolitan ship-owner Domenico Ievoli. On 31 October 2000, she sank at 49°52′00″N 02°24′00″W, approximately nine nautical miles (17 km; 10 mi) off the Casquets in the English Channel, with a 6,000-ton load, including 4,000 tons of styrene, 1,000 tons of methyl ethyl ketone and 1,000 tons of isopropyl alcohol.

Renonquet (Q24695136)
item type: island
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Renonquet ou Renonpuet, est une petite île Anglo-Normande située à moins de deux kilomètres à l'ouest de l'île de Burhou.

Channel (Q5072415)
item type: lightvessel station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Channel was the name of a lightvessel station located in the English Channel between 1979 and August 2021, when it was replaced with a light buoy. It was also one of the 22 coastal weather stations whose conditions were reported in the BBC Shipping Forecast. The vessel's position was 49°55′N 2°54′W, approximately 56 km (35 mi) north-northwest of Guernsey.

HMS Wivern (Q5411173)
item type: destroyer / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The second HMS Wivern (D66, later I66), was a Modified W-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in World War II.

German submarine U-927 (Q12804872)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-927 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

Battle off Lizard Point (Q2589203)
item type: naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle off Lizard Point was a naval action which took place on 18 February 1637 off the coast of Cornwall, England, during the Eighty Years' War. The Spanish admiral Miguel de Horna, commander of the Armada of Flanders, intercepted an important Anglo-Dutch merchant convoy of 44 vessels escorted by six warships, destroying or capturing 20 of them, and returned safely to his base in Dunkirk.

HMS Loch Fada (Q5633163)
item type: frigate
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Loch Fada was the lead ship of the Loch-class frigates of the British Royal Navy, built by John Brown & Company of Clydebank, Scotland, and named after Loch Fada in the Inner Hebrides.

German submarine U-650 (Q877630)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-650 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. The submarine was laid down on 9 January 1942 at the Blohm & Voss yard at Hamburg, launched on 1 October 1942, and commissioned on 26 November 1942 under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Ernst von Witzendorff.

German submarine U-325 (Q445233)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-325 was a Type VIIC/41 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

German submarine U-1018 (Q5551481)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-1018 was a German Type VIIC/41 U-boat, built during World War II for service in the Battle of the Atlantic. The U-boat was fitted with the Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus which enabled her to stay under-water for extended periods thus avoiding detection by enemy warships.

RFA Lady Cory-Wright (Q7276485)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

RFA Lady Cory-Wright was a cargo steamship that had been built as a civilian collier in 1906, became a mine carrier in 1914 and was torpedoed and sunk with significant loss of life in 1918.

SS Corvus (Q7393439)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Corvus was a 1,317 GRT Norwegian steamship built in Copenhagen in 1920/21 by Kjøbenhavns Flydedok & Skibsværft A/S for the Norwegian passenger ship company Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab of Bergen, which was attacked and sunk by two German U-boats in the Western Approaches of the English Channel on 27 February 1945.

Operation Ambassador (Q2750804)
item type: raid
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Operation Ambassador was an operation carried out by British Commandos on 14–15 July 1940 within the context of the Second World War. It was the second raid by the newly formed British Commandos and was focused upon the German-occupied Channel island of Guernsey.

Little Roussel (Q3377211)
item type: channel
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Little Roussel, also known as the Petit Ruau or Little Russel, is a channel running between the isle of Herm and Guernsey in the Channel Islands.

Bordeaux Harbour (Q4944457)
item type: harbor
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Bordeaux Harbour is a fishing port and bay in the parish of Vale in the northeast of Guernsey, about 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Saint Peter Port. The harbour is now used primarily as a beach, which is flat and low, "with stretches of fine sand and groups of boulders".

Fort Hommet (Q5471346)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Fort Hommet (or Fort Houmet) is a fortification on Vazon Bay headland (or houmet in Guernésiais) in Castel, Guernsey. It is built on the site of fortifications that date back to 1680, and consists of a Martello tower from 1804, later additions during the Victorian Era, and bunkers and casemates that the Germans constructed during World War II.

Saint Peter Port Lifeboat Station (Q30589686)
item type: lifeboat station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Saint Peter Port Lifeboat Station was established in Guernsey in 1803. Originally based at Saint Sampson, it relocated to Saint Peter Port in 1881.

SS Hastier (Q7393790)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Hastier was a 749 GRT coaster which sank on her maiden voyage in April 1919.

history of the Jews in Jersey (Q19686728)
item type: aspect of history
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The history of the Jews in Jersey dates back to at least the 1790s. There was a community in Jersey from the 1840s. The Jersey Old Hebrew Congregation was founded in 1843 and closed around 1870.

history of the Jews in Guernsey (Q19686727)
item type: aspect of history
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The history of the Jews in Guernsey dates back to well before the events of 1940–5. A London Jew named Abraham was described in 1277 as being from "La Gelnseye" (Guernsey). A converted Portuguese Jew, Edward Brampton, was appointed Governor of Guernsey in 1482.

Les Hanois (Q6529562)
item type: island
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Les Hanois reef, a group of rocks to the south-west of Guernsey also known as Hanoveaux, are the westernmost point of the Channel Islands.

La Pointe de Pleinmont (Q24695132)
item type: cape
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

La pointe de Pleinmont est une avancée terrestre formant une péninsule qui se prolonge dans le sud-ouest de l'île de Guernesey dans les îles anglo-normandes.

Beach of Le Tilleul (Q98163326)
item type: beach
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Der Plage du Tilleul, auch als Plage d Antifer bezeichnet, ist ein Strand an der Alabasterküste in der Normandie in Frankreich.

HMHS Salta (Q1564195)
item type: hospital ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMHS Salta (His Majesty's Hospital Ship) was a steam ship originally built for Société Générale de Transport Maritime Steam, but requisitioned for use as a British hospital ship during the First World War. On 10 April 1917 she hit a mine laid by the German U-boat UC-26.

SS Galeka (Q1389657)
item type: ocean liner / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Galeka was a steam ship built in 1899 for the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company by Harland and Wolff. She was launched on 21 October 1899 and completed on 23 December 1899. Later she was requisitioned for use as a British troop transport and then a hospital ship during the First World War. On 28 October 1916 she struck a mine laid by the German U-boat UC-26.

Cap Vilano (Q15108598)
item type: steamboat
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Die Cap Vilano wurde 1906 als Linien-Passagierschiff für die Hamburg Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft (HSDG) gebaut und war das erste von vieren eines Schiffstypes für den seit 1901 gemeinsamen Liniendienst mit der Hapag nach Südamerika. Beide Reedereien setzten je zwei Schiffe dieses Typs ein.

USS LST-314 (Q10386482)
item type: Landing Ship, Tank
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS LST-314 was a LST-1-class tank landing ship in the United States Navy during World War II.

Action of 15 November 1810 (Q19871518)
item type: naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The action of 15 November 1810 was a minor naval engagement fought during the British Royal Navy blockade of the French Channel ports in the Napoleonic Wars. British dominance at sea, enforced by a strategy of close blockade, made it difficult for the French Navy to operate even in their own territorial waters. In the autumn of 1810, a British squadron assigned to patrol the Baie de la Seine was effectively isolating two French squadrons in the ports of Le Havre and Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. On 12 November, the squadron in Le Havre, consisting of frigates Elisa and Amazone attempted to reach Cherbourg at night in order to united the squadrons. This squadron was spotted in the early hours of 13 November by the patrolling British frigates HMS Diana and HMS Niobe, which gave chase.

French ship Saint Philippe (Q3463152)
item type: ship of the line
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Saint Philippe was a 74-gun ship of the line of the French Royal Navy. She was built at Brest Dockyard, designed and constructed by Laurent Hubac. She was nominally a three-decker, but in practice the upper deck was divided into armed sections aft and forward of the unarmed waist, making the upper deck equivalent to a quarterdeck and forecastle.

USS Tide (Q7874747)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS Tide (AM-125) was an Auk-class minesweeper acquired by the United States Navy for the dangerous task of removing mines from minefields laid in the water to prevent ships from passing.

USS Glennon (Q3180560)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS Glennon (DD-620) was a Gleaves-class destroyer, the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for Rear Admiral James H. Glennon, who was a recipient of the Navy Cross.

Action of 20 October 1793 (Q4677295)
item type: battle / naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The action of 20 October 1793 was a minor naval engagement of the French Revolutionary Wars fought off Cape Barfleur on the French coast of the English Channel. The early months of the war, which had begun in February, had seen a number of French frigates raiding British merchant shipping in the Channel, and HMS Crescent under Captain James Saumarez was deployed to watch the port of Cherbourg-en-Cotentin with the aim of disrupting the operations of the French frigates Réunion and Sémillante that were based in the harbour. On 20 October, Saumarez was waiting off Cape Barfleur for French movement when his lookout sighted Réunion and the cutter Espérance approaching from open water.

SM U-11 (Q474800)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-11 was one of the 329 submarines serving in the Imperial German Navy in World War I.

Battle of Dover Strait (Q766015)
item type: naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle of Dover Strait that occurred on 26–27 October 1916 was a naval battle of the First World War between Great Britain and the German Empire. Two and a half flotillas of German torpedo boats from the Flanders Flotilla launched a raid into the Dover Strait in an attempt to disrupt the Dover Barrage and destroy whatever Allied shipping could be found in the strait.

Channel Dash (Q859612)
item type: military operation
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Channel Dash (German: Unternehmen Zerberus, Operation Cerberus) was a German naval operation during the Second World War. A Kriegsmarine (German Navy) squadron comprising the two Scharnhorst-class battleships, the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen and their escorts was evacuated from Brest in Brittany to German ports. Scharnhorst and Gneisenau had arrived in Brest on 22 March 1941 after the success of Operation Berlin in the Atlantic. More raids were planned and the ships were refitted at Brest. The ships were a threat to Allied trans-Atlantic convoys and RAF Bomber Command attacked them from 30 March 1941. Gneisenau was hit on 6 April 1941 and Scharnhorst on 24 July 1941, after dispersal to La Pallice. In late 1941, Adolf Hitler ordered the Oberkommando der Marine (OKM; German Navy High Command) to plan an operation to return the ships to German bases against a British invasion of Norway. The short route up the English Channel was preferred to a detour around the British Isles for surprise and air cover by the Luftwaffe and on 12 January 1942, Hitler gave orders for the operation.

Battle of Dover Strait (Q3090819)
item type: naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Second Battle of Dover Strait was a naval battle of the First World War, fought in the Dover Strait in April 1917 and should not be confused with the major Battle of Dover Strait in 1916. Two Royal Navy destroyers defeated a superior force of German Kaiserliche Marine torpedo boats. Two German torpedo boats were sunk; the British suffered damage to both destroyers.

Cross-Channel guns in the Second World War (Q2936513)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Dover Strait coastal guns were long-range coastal artillery batteries that were sited on both sides of the English Channel during the Second World War. The British built several gun positions along the coast of Kent, England while the Germans fortified the Pas-de-Calais in occupied France. The Strait of Dover was strategically important because it is the narrowest part of the English channel. Batteries on both sides attacked shipping as well as bombarding the coastal towns and military installations. The German fortifications would be incorporated into the Atlantic Wall which was built between 1942 and 1944.

Langdon Bay Wreck (Q104863305)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The remains of a Middle Bronze Age vessel were identified in Langdon Bay, Kent, England in 1974. The site was designated under the Protection of Wrecks Act on 25 May 1978. The wreck is a Protected Wreck managed by Historic England.

National Heritage List for England number: 1000059

Dover Barrage (Q20981520)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Dover Barrage was an underwater blockade by England of German submarines attempting to use the English Channel during World War I. The barrage consisted of explosive mines and indicator nets. A similar barrage was used in World War II.

SM UB-56 (Q15274082)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-56 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the Flanders Flotilla of the German Imperial Navy on 19 July 1917 as SM UB-56.

Langdon Bay, Kent (Q6485798)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Langdon Bay is a bay in east Kent, England. It is two miles east of the town of Dover, and is named after the nearby villages of Langdon, East Langdon and West Langdon. The cliffs around it are known as the Langdon Cliffs. A prominent zig-zag path down the cliff-face is visible from the sea and connects with the National Trust path by means of a step ladder. An additional means of exit from the beach being a return on foot to St Margaret's Bay. At the far western end is a restricted area of the Port of Dover, and occasionally walkers will be escorted out by the Dover Port Police.

SS Twickenham Ferry (Q7394474)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Twickenham Ferry was a train ferry built in 1934 for the Southern Railway. She served during the Second World War as a minesweeper and returned to merchant service post-war, serving until 1974 when she was scrapped.

Battle of the Narrow Seas (Q16822746)
item type: battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle of the Narrow Seas, also known as the Battle of the Goodwin Sands or Battle of the Dover Straits was a naval engagement that took place on 3–4 October 1602 during the Anglo-Spanish War of 1585 and part of the Dutch Revolt. An English fleet under Sir Robert Mansell intercepted and attacked six Spanish galleys under the command of Federico Spinola in the Dover Straits and was fought from off the coast of England and finally off the Spanish Netherlands. The English were soon joined by a Dutch fleet under Jan Adriaanszoon Cant and they completed the destruction.

SM UB-109 (Q15274069)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-109 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 31 December 1917 as SM UB-109.

2008 Channel Tunnel fire (Q4610744)
item type: tunnel fire
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

On 11 September 2008, a France-bound Eurotunnel Shuttle train carrying heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and their drivers caught fire while travelling through the Channel Tunnel. The fire lasted for sixteen hours and reached temperatures of up to 1,000 °C (1,830 °F).

SM UC-26 (Q7391698)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UC-26 was a German Type UC II minelaying submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. The U-boat was ordered on 29 August 1915 and was launched on 22 June 1916. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 18 July 1916 as SM UC-26. In nine patrols UC-26 was credited with sinking 39 ships, either by torpedo or by mines laid. UC-26 was rammed and sunk by HMS Milne off Calais on 8 May 1917.

1996 Channel Tunnel fire (Q4591277)
item type: tunnel fire
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Channel Tunnel fire of 18 November 1996 occurred on a train carrying Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) and their drivers through the Channel Tunnel from France to the United Kingdom (UK). The fire was seen on the train as it entered the tunnel and, in line with the policy at the time, an attempt was made to drive to the UK where the fire would be dealt with. However, after an indication of a serious problem with the train, the driver stopped at 21:58 CET, 19 kilometres (12 mi) into the tunnel. The locomotive and passenger coach were rapidly enveloped in thick smoke, and the locomotive lost power. Reconfiguration of the tunnel ventilation systems was delayed, but by 22:30 all passengers and crew were safe, in the service tunnel, with minor injuries.

Faro del Dique Oeste (Calais) (Q5856559)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from Español / Spanish Wikipedia (eswiki)

El Faro del Dique Oeste, (en francés: Feu de la jetée de l'Ouest), es un faro situado en la localidad de Calais, departamento de Paso de Calais, Francia. Está situado en el extremo de uno de los diques del puerto de Calais.

Admiralty number: A1148

SMS Grosser Kurfürst (Q319330)
item type: ship / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SMS Grosser Kurfürst  (or Großer ) was an ironclad turret ship built for the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy). She was laid down at the Imperial Dockyard in Wilhelmshaven in 1870 and completed in 1878; her long construction time was in part due to a redesign that was completed after work on the ship had begun. Her main battery of four 26 cm (10 in) guns was initially to be placed in a central armored battery, but during the redesign, this was altered to a pair of twin gun turrets amidships.

National Heritage List for England number: 1466825

HMS Brazen (Q502757)
item type: destroyer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Brazen was a B-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy around 1930. Initially assigned to the Mediterranean Fleet, she was transferred to Home Fleet in 1936. The ship escorted convoys and conducted anti-submarine patrols early in World War II before participating in the Norwegian Campaign in April–May 1940. Brazen later began escorting coastal convoys in the English Channel and was sunk in late July 1940 by German aircraft whilst doing so.

HMHS Anglia (Q645104)
item type: hospital ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Anglia was a steam ship requisitioned for use as a hospital ship during the First World War. On 17 November 1915 she hit a mine laid by the German U-boat, UC-5.

1934 Hillman's Airways de Havilland Dragon Rapide crash (Q4563408)
item type: aviation accident
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The 1934 Hillman's Airways de Havilland Dragon Rapide crash occurred on 2 October 1934 when a de Havilland DH.89A Dragon Rapide of Hillman's Airways crashed into the English Channel off Folkestone, Kent, killing all seven people on board. The aircraft was operating an international scheduled passenger flight from Abridge Aerodrome to Le Bourget Airport, Paris. The accident resulted in the first write-off of a Dragon Rapide.

1954 Swissair Convair CV-240 crash (Q4568156)
item type: aviation accident
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The 1954 Swissair Convair CV-240 crash occurred on 19 June 1954 when a Swissair Convair CV-240 ditched in the English Channel off Folkestone, Kent, having run out of fuel. Although all on board survived the ditching of the aircraft, three people drowned, as they could not swim and there were no lifejackets carried on board the aircraft. At the time of the accident, these were not required to be carried on flights where the time over water was less than 30 minutes flying time.

HMS Codrington (Q767546)
item type: destroyer / flotilla leader
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Codrington was one of nine A-class destroyers built for the Royal Navy during the 1920s. She was the flotilla leader for the class. During the Second World War she served in Home waters and off the Norwegian coast, before being bombed and sunk on 27 July 1940 whilst in dock at Dover.

Battle of Dungeness (Q1576717)
item type: battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The naval Battle of Dungeness took place on 30 November 1652 (10 December in the Gregorian calendar) during the First Anglo-Dutch War near the cape of Dungeness in Kent.

SS Maloja (Q1666869)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Maloja was an M-class passenger steamship of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. She was completed in 1911 and worked a regular route between Great Britain and India. In 1916 in the First World War she was sunk by a mine in the English Channel off Dover with the loss of 155 lives.

SM UB-58 (Q15274084)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-58 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the Flanders Flotilla of the German Imperial Navy on 10 August 1917 as SM UB-58.

SM UB-55 (Q16222794)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-55 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the Flanders Flotilla of the German Imperial Navy on 1 July 1917 as SM UB-55.

SM UA (Q7391615)
item type: submarine / watercraft
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UA was a U-boat of the Imperial German Navy during World War I. Built as the fifth submarine of the Norwegian A class the boat was launched 9 May 1914 and confiscated by the German government after the outbreak of World War I on 5 August 1914. Commissioned as SM U 0 on 14 August 1914 the boat was renamed UA two weeks later and assigned to coastal protection. In 1916 UA was transferred to the Uschule (Submarine School).

Varne Bank (Q2510893)
item type: ocean bank
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Varne Bank is a 5+34-mile (9.3 km) long sand bank in the Strait of Dover, lying 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Dover in Kent, England. With the Lobourg Channel running along it, the Varne bank lies immediately south-west of the deepest point 223 feet (68 m) in the strait of Dover. Its rectilinear shape is similar to other banks in the strait such as South Falls bank bordering the Lobourg Channel on the east, the Colbart bank (a.k.a. the Ridge) and others. Rectilinear-shaped banks are only present on the English side of the strait.

SS Leicester (Q21540166)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Leicester was a passenger and cargo vessel built for the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway in 1891.

Folkestone Warren (Q48744088)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Folkestone Warren is a 316.3-hectare (782-acre) biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) which runs along the coast between Folkestone and Dover in Kent. It is a Nature Conservation Review site and it contains three Geological Conservation Review sites and part of a fourth. An area of 83.6 hectares (207 acres) is a Local Nature Reserve,

Kielce (Q57325809)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Kielce was a Polish-operated cargo ship. She was a Type N3-S-A2 steamship, built in the USA in 1943 as SS Edgar Wakeman.

The Folkestone Mermaid (Q20139438)
item type: statue
Summary from Svenska / Swedish Wikipedia (svwiki)

Folkstone Mermaid är en skulptur av Cornelia Parker i Folkestone i Storbritannien.

Pommerania (Q2103331)
item type: steamboat
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Die Pommerania war ein Schiff der Hammonia-Klasse und fuhr für die Hamburg-Amerika-Linie.

Brandenburg (Schiff, 1951) (Q897889)
item type: ship
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Die Brandenburg war das Typschiff der Brandenburg-Klasse, einer Serie von sechs baugleichen Stückgutschiffen, und wurde am 10. Februar 1951 für den Transatlantikdienst der Hamburg-Amerikanischen Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft in Dienst gestellt. Am 12. Januar 1971 sank die Brandenburg binnen weniger Minuten nach der Kollision mit einem Wrack.

Folkestone Harbour Viaduct And Swing Bridge (Q26675673)
item type: bridge

National Heritage List for England number: 1404114

SM U-108 (Q430716)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-108 was a submarine in the Imperial German Navy in World War I, taking part in the First Battle of the Atlantic.

Chacal-class destroyer (Q1058339)
item type: ship class
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Chacal-class destroyer, sometimes known as the Jaguar class, were a group of six large destroyers (contre-torpilleurs) built for the French Navy during the 1920s. Their primary role was scouting for the battleline. All were named for predators: Chacal means jackal, and the other five were named for big cats.

German torpedo boat Seeadler (Q18785826)
item type: torpedo boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Seeadler was the second of six Type 23 torpedo boats built for the German Navy (initially called the Reichsmarine and then renamed as the Kriegsmarine in 1935). The boat made multiple non-intervention patrols during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s. During World War II, she played a minor role in the Battle of Kristiansand during the Norwegian Campaign of 1940. Seeadler spent the next couple of years escorting minelayers as they laid minefields and laying minefields herself. She also spent the latter half of 1941 escorting convoys through the Skaggerak. The boat returned to France in 1942 and was one of the escorts for the capital ships sailing from France to Germany through the English Channel in the Channel Dash. Seeadler then helped to escort one commerce raider through the Channel and was sunk by British forces while escorting another blockade runner in May.

German torpedo boat Iltis (Q1659257)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Iltis was the lead ship of her class of six torpedo boats built for the German Navy (initially called the Reichsmarine and then renamed as the Kriegsmarine in 1935) during the 1920s. The boat made multiple non-intervention patrols during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s. During World War II, she did not participate in the Norwegian Campaign of 1940 as she was under repair after having accidentally rammed and sunk a U-boat. Iltis spent the next couple of years escorting minelayers as they laid minefields and laying minefields herself. She also spent the latter half of 1941 escorting convoys through the Skaggerak. The boat returned to France in 1942 and was one of the escorts for the capital ships sailing from France to Germany through the English Channel in the Channel Dash. Iltis then helped to escort one commerce raider through the Channel and was sunk by British forces while escorting another blockade runner in May.

Amphitrite (Q2141987)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Amphitrite was built at Appledore, Torridge, (equally Bideford), and launched in 1802. Under various owners and masters she traded across the North Atlantic and to the Baltic. She wrecked in 1833 with heavy loss of life while transporting female convicts to New South Wales.

SM UB-38 (Q7391646)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-38 was a German Type UB II submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I.

SM U-109 (Q7391519)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-109 was a Type U 93 submarine of the Imperial German Navy in World War I, taking part in the First Battle of the Atlantic. The building contract was confirmed 5 May 1916, and was awarded to Germaniawerft, Kiel. A Type 93 boat, she was launched 25 September 1917 and commissioned 7 November. She was under the command of Otto Ney. On 28 January 1918, she was sunk in the English Channel, possibly by a mine, while diving to avoid ships from the Dover Patrol (particularly drifter H.M. Beryl III). She sank no ships.

SM UC-61 (Q7391734)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UC-61 was a German Type UC II minelaying submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. The U-boat was ordered on 12 January 1916, laid down on 3 April 1916, and was launched on 11 November 1916. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 13 December 1916 as SM UC-61. In five patrols UC-61 was credited with sinking 12 ships, either by torpedo or by mines laid. UC-61 was stranded north of Boulogne on 26 July 1917. The U-boat's crew flooded and scuttled their ship before surrendering to French authorities. The wreckage silted up but in some years becomes visible at low tide offshore in Wissant. As of 24 January 2019, the submarine had been partially visible since December 2018, and some locals were hopeful that due to shifting winds and tides, the submarine would be visible more often.

SM UB-103 (Q15274068)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-103 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned on 18 December 1917 as SM UB-103.

Battle of Winchelsea (Q1985934)
item type: battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-33 (Q575085)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-33 was a German Type UB II submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. The U-boat was ordered on 22 July 1915 and launched on 5 December 1915. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 22 April 1916 as SM UB-33.

MV Lizzonia (Q16224173)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Lizzonia was a 401 GRT Empire F type coaster that was built in 1944 by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Ltd, Goole, United Kingdom as Empire Farouche for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). In 1946, she was sold and renamed Lizzonia. She was re-engined in 1956 and sank in 1961 following a collision with another vessel.

Otter Gallery (Q60742400)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Otter Gallery was an art gallery at the University of Chichester's College Lane campus, which hosted exhibitions, lectures and events including sculpture, paintings and photographs. The Gallery was responsible for maintaining the University Art Collection which started in 1947. It holds one of the Founder Partner collections of Art UK and is represented on its website. The Otter Gallery and its Bishop Otter Art Collection are also listed with the International Committee for Museums and Collections.

TSS The Queen (Q7671728)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Queen was an English Channel passenger ferry that was built in 1903 and sunk in 1916. She was the South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR)'s first steam turbine ship.

HMS Blackwater (Q11860931)
item type: destroyer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Blackwater was a Laird-type River-class destroyer ordered by the Royal Navy under the 1902–1903 Naval Estimates. Named after the River Blackwater in southern England near London she was the first ship to carry this name in the Royal Navy.

SS Empire Beatrice (Q7393571)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Empire Beatrice was a 7,046 GRT cargo ship which was built by Lithgows Ltd, Port Glasgow in 1942. She was owned by the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT) and managed by David Alexander & Sons. Although badly damaged during the war, she was repaired and sold into merchant service after the war ended. She served with various shipping companies as Beatrice N, Mary K, Winchester Prowess and Grazia Bottigliere, eventually being scrapped in 1966.

HMS Ghurka (Q14298230)
item type: destroyer / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Ghurka was a Tribal-class destroyer built in 1907 for the Royal Navy. She served as part of the Dover Patrol during the First World War, playing a part in the sinking of the German submarine U-8 in 1915, and was sunk by a German mine in 1917.

SM U-8 (Q2207366)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-8 was one of the 329 submarines serving in the Imperial German Navy in World War I.

National Heritage List for England number: 1430265

1934 Air France Wibault 282T crash (Q4563370)
item type: aviation accident
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

On 9 May 1934, a Wibault 282T-12 of Air France crashed into the English Channel off Dungeness, United Kingdom, while operating an international scheduled passenger flight from Le Bourget, Paris, France to Croydon, Surrey, United Kingdom. All six people on board were killed.

Airbourne (Q408113)
item type: air show
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Eastbourne Airbourne, also known as the Eastbourne International Airshow, is a 4-day international air show run every August in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England. The event features Battle of Britain memorial flights and aircraft from the RAF and USAF, among others, and enjoys a long relationship with the Red Arrows display team.

website: http://www.eastbourneairshow.com/

HMS Resolution (Q5634034)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Resolution was a 70-gun third-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, launched at Harwich Dockyard on 6 December 1667. She was one of only three third-rate vessels designed and built by the noted maritime architect Sir Anthony Deane.

SM UB-131 (Q16222855)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-131 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 4 July 1918 as SM UB-131.

Royal Military Canal (Q2294027)
item type: canal / fortification / human settlement
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Royal Military Canal is a canal running for 28 miles (45 km) between Seabrook near Folkestone and Cliff End near Hastings, following the old cliff line bordering Romney Marsh, which was constructed as a defence against the possible invasion of England during the Napoleonic Wars.

St Andrew's Prep (Q85802975)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

St Andrew's Prep (officially St Andrew's Preparatory School) is an independent boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 9 months to 13 years in Meads, Eastbourne, East Sussex on the south coast of England. The school was founded in 1877 by the Reverend Francis Souper as a boys' boarding preparatory school. In 1964, the school began admitting day boys, and in 1976, girls. In 2010, the school became part of the Eastbourne College Charity.

Climping Beach (Q65048507)
item type: beach / Site of Special Scientific Interest
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Climping Beach is a 32.1-hectare (79-acre) biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Littlehampton in West Sussex. The eastern half is designated a Local Nature Reserve called West Beach.

Port of Boulogne-sur-Mer (Q3398462)
item type: port
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le port de Boulogne-sur-Mer est un port maritime situé sur la façade ouest de la région Hauts-de-France, au bord du pas de Calais, le détroit le plus fréquenté du monde par le trafic maritime international. C'est le premier port de pêche français avec une flottille diversifiée de près de 150 bateaux. Il fut également un important port de liaison avec l'Angleterre jusqu'à la fin du XXe siècle.

Phare Carnot de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Q2388164)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le phare de Boulogne-sur-Mer, dans le Pas-de-Calais, est un phare classé « phare en mer » (le seul de la région) se trouvant en bout de la jetée Carnot sur des anciennes fortifications. La tour cylindrique est en maçonnerie lisse blanche, et verte en son sommet.

Channel Disaster (Q4562424)
item type: plane crash
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The 1929 Imperial Airways Handley Page W.10 crash happened on 17 June 1929 when Handley Page W.10 G-EBMT suffered an engine failure and subsequently ditched in the English Channel off Dungeness with the loss of seven lives. The aircraft was operating an international scheduled flight from Croydon to Le Bourget Airport, Paris, France.

SM UB-130 (Q16222854)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-130 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 28 June 1918 as SM UB-130.

SS Glenartney (Q23003149)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Glenartney was a cargo steamship that was launched in Scotland in 1911 and sunk by a U-boat in the English Channel in 1918.

Royal Sovereign Shoals (Q24639260)
item type: shoal
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Royal Sovereign shoal is a shoal, marked by the Royal Sovereign Lighthouse since 1971. Also known as the Wide Mouth shoal, it takes its name from HMS Royal Sovereign, which was almost wrecked on the shoal.

Eastbourne wreck site (Q104863210)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The wreck of an unknown vessel was found in 2019 14 km southeast of Beachy Head, East Sussex, England. The site was designated under the Protection of Wrecks Act on 5 July 2019. The wreck is a Protected Wreck managed by Historic England.

National Heritage List for England number: 1464317

SS Oceana (Q2013415)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Oceana was a P&O passenger liner and cargo vessel, launched in 1887 by Harland and Wolff of Belfast and completed in 1888. Originally assigned to carry passengers and mail between London and Australia, she was later assigned to routes between London and British India. On 16 March 1912 the ship collided in the Strait of Dover with the Pisagua, a 2,850 GRT German-registered four-masted steel-hulled barque. As a result Oceana sank off Beachy Head on the East Sussex coast, with the loss of 17 lives.

HMS Ariadne (Q5631405)
item type: protected cruiser
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Ariadne was a Diadem-class protected cruiser of the Royal Navy, which was launched in 1898, In March 1913, she was converted to a stokers' training ship and in 1917 was converted to a minelayer and assigned to the Nore Command. She was torpedoed and sunk off Beachy Head by the German submarine UC-65 (Otto Steinbrinck) on 26 July 1917.

German submarine U-40 (Q549368)
item type: U-boat / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-40 was a Type IXA U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine that operated during World War II.

HMS Holland 5 (Q5632805)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Holland 5 was the last of the five Holland-class submarines ordered by the British Admiralty to evaluate the potential of the submarine with the Royal Navy. She was one of the first submarines to be accepted into Royal Navy service, and unique to her class, she carried one of the earliest periscopes. By the time she was launched, a number of A-class submarines had already been ordered to replace this class in navy service.

National Heritage List for England number: 1000081

Sitakund (Q7531605)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Sitakund was a Norwegian motor oil tanker owned by Tschudi & Eitzen was sailing from Wilhelmshaven to Libya on 20 October 1968, when three explosions occurred, one of which tore a large hole in the side of the vessel. Sitakund burst into flames. Three crew members died in the explosion and subsequent fire, while the remaining 31 crew were treated in hospital for burns.

Rampion Wind Farm (Q7290043)
item type: offshore wind farm
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Rampion is an offshore wind farm developed by E.ON, now operated by RWE, off the Sussex coast in the UK. The wind farm has a capacity of 400 MW (originally 700 MW was planned). The wind farm was commissioned in April 2018.

website: https://www.eonenergy.com/About-eon/our-company/generation/planning-for-the-future/wind/offshore/Rampion

German submarine U-275 (Q4051982)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-275 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. The submarine was laid down on 18 January 1942 at the Bremer-Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft (yard) in Bremen as yard number 40. She was launched on 8 October 1942 and commissioned on 25 November under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Helmut Bork.

HMS Laforey (Q5633049)
item type: destroyer / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Laforey was the lead ship of her class of destroyer built for the Royal Navy. Launched a year before the First World War began, she was attached to the Dover Patrol. Laforey saw action in several engagements with German torpedo boats, including the Battle off Noordhinder Bank and the action of 17 March 1917. Laforey was sunk in 1917 by a British mine after escorting several freighters to France. She was named for Francis Laforey, captain of HMS Spartiate at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

The Owers (Q110082706)
item type: reef
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)
German submarine U-1195 (Q5551506)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-1195 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine.

Kingmere (Q60748422)
item type: protected area
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Kingmere Marine Conservation Zone is in the English Channel, between 3 miles (5 km) and 6 miles (10 km) off the West Sussex coast to the south of Littlehampton and Worthing. It covers an area of around 47 square kilometres (18 sq mi).

HMT Warwick Deeping (Q5635076)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMT Warwick Deeping (H136) was a naval trawler of the British Royal Naval Patrol Service during World War II, sunk off the Isle of Wight in October 1940.

HMS Boxer (Q5631643)
item type: torpedo-boat destroyer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Boxer was an Ardent-class destroyer which served with the Royal Navy, launched on 28 November 1894. She spent several years operating with the Mediterranean Fleet and remained active during the First World War. She was sunk in a collision on 8 February 1918.

Navitus Bay wind farm (Q16998570)
item type: power station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Navitus Bay Wind Park was a proposed 970 MW Round 3 offshore wind farm, to be situated off the English coast approximately 10 km south of Dorset and the Isle of Wight. The wind farm was refused planning permission in September 2015.

website: http://www.navitusbaywindpark.co.uk/

HMS M2 (Q688965)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS M2 was a Royal Navy submarine monitor completed in 1919, converted in 1927 into a submarine aircraft carrier. She was wrecked in Lyme Bay, Dorset, Britain, on 26 January 1932. She was one of three M-class boats completed.

Battle of Compiègne (Q1130525)
item type: battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle of Compiègne was fought on 26 September 715 and was the first definite battle of the civil war which followed the death of Pepin of Heristal, Duke of the Franks, on 16 December 714.

HMS Affray (Q11045199)
item type: submarine / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Affray, a British Amphion-class submarine, was the last Royal Navy submarine to be lost at sea, on 16 April 1951, with the loss of 75 lives.

Akaroa (Q21012126)
item type: barque
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Akaroa was a Norwegian sailing ship that was torpedoed by the German submarine SM U-19 in the English Channel, 70 miles west off the Casquets, Guernsey while she was travelling from Philadelphia, United States to Rouen, France with a cargo of oil.

Sword Beach (Q1138519)
item type: code name
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Sword, commonly known as Sword Beach, was the code name given to one of the five main landing areas along the Normandy coast during the initial assault phase, Operation Neptune, of Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of German-occupied France that commenced on 6 June 1944. Stretching 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from Ouistreham to Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer, the beach proved to be the easternmost landing site of the invasion after the abortion of an attack on a sixth beach, code-named Band. Taking Sword was to be the responsibility of the British Army with sea transport, mine sweeping, and a naval bombardment force provided by the British Royal Navy as well as elements from the Polish, Norwegian and other Allied navies.

Bouley Bay Hill Climb (Q4949689)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Bouley Bay Hill Climb is a hillclimbing event held in Trinity, Jersey, and organised by The Jersey Motor Cycle and Light Car Club. The course on Les Charrières du Boulay was "first used for competition in 1921" and since 1947 has hosted a round (latterly two rounds) of the British Hill Climb Championship. Bouley Bay and Val des Terres hill climb in Guernsey are normally held in July and provide a two-stop tour for UK drivers contesting the series.

SM U-103 (Q2207239)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-103 was an Imperial Germany Navy Type U 57 U-boat that was rammed and sunk by HMT Olympic during the First World War. U-103 was built by AG Weser in Bremen, launched on 9 June 1917 and commissioned 15 July 1917. She completed five tours of duty under Kptlt. Claus Rücker and sank eight ships totalling 15,467 gross register tons (GRT) before being lost in the English Channel on 12 May 1918.

Minquiers and Ecréhous (Q6875310)
item type: British crown dependency / island group
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Minquiers and Ecréhous are two groups of islands and rocks forming part of the Bailiwick of Jersey, Channel Islands. They are respectively the most southerly and northerly land territories of the Bailiwick. The islands have no permanent inhabitants.

Minquiers (Q1435852)
item type: reef
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Minquiers (Les Minquiers; in Jèrriais: Les Mîntchièrs pronunciation ; known as "the Minkies" in local English) are a group of islands and rocks, about 15 km (9.3 mi) south of Jersey. The Minquiers forms part of the Bailiwick of Jersey. They are administratively part of the Parish of Grouville, and of its Vingtaine La Rocque.

phare du Ronquet (Q17636592)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le phare du Ronquet ou la tourelle du Ronquet est un feu de balisage de la Manche situé au large de la pointe d'Agon-Coutainville.

Héaux de Bréhat lighthouse (Q2085022)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Héaux de Bréhat is an active lighthouse in Côtes-d'Armor, France, located on the Île-de-Bréhat. The lighthouse is closed to the public.

German submarine U-767 (Q3551988)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

German submarine U-767 was a Type VIIC U-boat built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine for service during World War II. She was laid down on 5 April 1941 by Kriegsmarinewerft Wilhelmshaven as yard number 150, launched on 10 July 1943 and commissioned on 11 September 1943 under Oberleutnant zur See Walter Dankleff.

Channel Islands Tunnel (Q3407270)
item type: proposed tunnel
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le projet de pont ou de tunnel Jersey-France est une idée avancée des deux côtés du bras de mer — dénommé le passage de la Déroute — qui sépare l'île Anglo-Normande de Jersey de la France et consistant en la réalisation, sur ou sous celui-ci, d'un ouvrage d'art qui permettrait une liaison routière et/ou ferroviaire directe entre Jersey et la presqu'île du Cotentin en France. Ce projet revient régulièrement dans l'actualité et donne lieu à des débats entre partisans et adversaires d'un tel ouvrage et entre ceux qui préfèrent le pont ou le tunnel.

plage de Collignon (Q3390841)
item type: beach
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

La plage de Collignon est une plage de France donnant sur la Manche située dans la ville de Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, plus précisément dans la commune déléguée de Tourlaville dans le département de la Manche et en région Normandie. Elle doit son nom à l'entrepreneur A. Collignon qui dirige, de 1889 à 1895, les travaux de construction de la digue de l'Est, fermant en partie la rade de Cherbourg.

1993 Cherbourg incident (Q16826447)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The 1993 Cherbourg incident were a series of maritime incidents which took place from 26 March to 2 April 1993 between the British Royal Navy and French fishermen as a result of a fishing rights dispute in and around the Channel Islands waters.

feu de Barnouic (Q3070929)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le feu de Barnouic est situé sur la roche Barnouic au large de l'île de Bréhat dans les Côtes-d'Armor en Bretagne.

HMS Charybdis (Q2467318)
item type: light cruiser
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Charybdis was a Dido-class cruiser built for the Royal Navy during the Second World War and was sunk with heavy loss of life by German torpedo boats in an action in the English Channel in October 1943.

Côte de Granit Rose (Q1150945)
item type: coast
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Côte de granite rose or Pink Granite Coast is a stretch of coastline in the Côtes d'Armor departement of northern Brittany, France. It stretches for more than thirty kilometres from Plestin-les-Grèves to Louannec, encompassing Trégastel.

Battle of Sept-Îles (Q18330893)
item type: battle / conflict
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle of Sept-Îles was a naval battle fought on the night of 22/23 October 1943 during World War II as part of the Atlantic campaign. The battle took place off the Sept-Îles near the French coast in the English Channel between a light cruiser and six destroyers of the British Royal Navy hoping to intercept, and a minesweeper and torpedo boat flotillas of the German Kriegsmarine hoping to escort a German blockade runner. The battle ended with HMS Charybdis being sunk and the Hunt-class destroyer HMS Limbourne being scuttled after suffering damage; nearly 500 British sailors lost their lives in the battle. The battle was the last surface fleet action of the war where the Royal Navy was defeated, and the last German surface fleet action victory.

Les Tintiaux (Q20971106)
item type: island / islet
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Les Tintiaux est un îlot de France en Ille-et-Vilaine.

Dielette (Q3032697)
item type: port
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Diélette est le port de deux communes (Flamanville et Tréauville). Il s'agit d'un ancien village de pêcheurs typique.

French Union (Q848478)
item type: administrative territorial entity
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The French Union (French: Union française) was a political entity created by the French Fourth Republic to replace the old French colonial empire system, colloquially known as the "French Empire" (Empire français). It was the formal end of the "indigenous" (indigène) status of French subjects in colonial areas.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 1958 disestablishments in France, 1958 disestablishments in the French Union, 1958 disestablishments in the French colonial empire, Defunct organizations based in France, Former countries of the Cold War, Former international organizations
2007 Alderney UFO sighting (Q4607864)
item type: unidentified flying object
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

On 23 April 2007, Captain Ray Bowyer was flying a routine passenger flight for the civilian airline company, Aurigny Air Services, when he and his passengers gained progressively clearer views of two UFOs during a 12- to 15-minute period. Bowyer had 18 years of flying experience, and the 45-minute flight was one that he had completed every working day for more than 8 years.

The Swinge (Q7767687)
item type: channel
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Swinge is the strait between Alderney and Burhou in the Channel Islands. It often sees a furious tidal race (the Alderney Race), and Braye Harbour which faces it, has a mile-long breakwater to cope with this.

Ay (Q792669)
item type: coastal river
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'Ay est un fleuve côtier du Cotentin sis dans le département de la Manche, en région Normandie et qui se jette dans la Manche.

IONISx (Q27973896)
item type: website / Massive online open course provider
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

IONISx is a for-profit, educational technology company that offers massive open online courses (MOOCs) as well as online degrees and certifications. IONISx works with universities and other organizations to make some of their courses available online. IONISx was established in 2013, in collaboration with ISG Business School, ISEFAC Bachelor, EPITA, Epitech, IPSA, E-Artsup, Sup'Internet and ETNA.

website: https://ionisx.com

Little Burhou (Q31845182)
item type: island
Summary from Svenska / Swedish Wikipedia (svwiki)

Little Burhou är en ö i kronbesittningen Guernsey). Den ligger i den nordöstra delen av landet, 30 km nordost om huvudstaden St. Peter Port.

HMS Victory (Q839283)
item type: shipwreck / first-rate
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Victory was a 100-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built to the dimensions of the 1733 proposals of the 1719 Establishment at Portsmouth Dockyard, and launched on 23 February 1737/8.

SS Flying Enterprise (Q127276)
item type: Type C1 ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Flying Enterprise was a 6,711 ton Type C1-B ship which sank in 1952. She was built in 1944 as SS Cape Kumukaki for the United States Maritime Commission for use in World War II. The ship was sold in 1947 and then operated in scheduled service under the name Flying Enterprise.

SM U-135 (Q2207262)
item type: submarine
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-135 was a German Type U 127 U-boat of the Imperial German Navy during World War I.

SM U-161 (Q7391553)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM U-161 was one of the 329 submarines serving in the Imperial German Navy in World War I. U-161 was engaged in naval warfare and took part in the First Battle of the Atlantic.

USS Miantonomah (Q7871777)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS Miantonomah (CM-10/CMc-5) was built as SS Quaker by Pusey & Jones Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware in 1938 as a commercial coastwise ship operating as a fast inland water passenger and freight carrier. Quaker was acquired by the Navy in May 1941 for conversion to a coastal minelayer. Miantonomah operated off the east coast of the United States, Africa and the Mediterranean and took part in the invasion of Europe in 1944. The ship was sunk by a mine 25 September 1944.

Réserve naturelle nationale de l'estuaire de la Seine (Q3457382)
item type: protected area / réserve naturelle nationale
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

La réserve naturelle nationale de l'Estuaire de la Seine (RNN137) est une réserve naturelle nationale située en région Normandie. Classée en 1997, elle occupe une surface de 8 528 hectares et protège les espaces naturels de l'estuaire aval de la Seine (slikke, schorre, roselière, prairies humides saumâtres et douces…).

website: http://www.maisondelestuaire.net

HMS Dragon (Q187781)
item type: light cruiser
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Dragon, also known in Polish service as ORP Dragon (Polish: dragoon), was a D- or Danae-class cruiser built for the Royal Navy. She was launched in Glasgow, in December 1917, and scuttled in July 1944 off the Normandy beaches as part of the Arromanches Breakwater.

HMS Durban (Q659585)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Durban was a Danae-class light cruiser of the Royal Navy. She was launched from the yards of Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company on 29 May 1919 and commissioned on 1 November 1921.

German torpedo boat Greif (Q2703341)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Greif was the third of six Type 23 torpedo boats built for the German Navy (initially called the Reichsmarine and then renamed as the Kriegsmarine in 1935). The boat made multiple non-intervention patrols during the Spanish Civil War in the late 1930s. During World War II, she played a minor role in the Norwegian Campaign of 1940 by transporting troops that captured Arendal. Greif spent the next couple of years escorting minelayers as they laid minefields and laying minefields herself. She also spent the latter half of 1941 escorting convoys through the Skagerrak. The boat had a lengthy refit that lasted all of 1942 and then spent March–April 1943 escorting ships in Norwegian waters before returning to France. While deployed there Greif laid numerous minefields and escorted U-boats through the Bay of Biscay. The boat was sunk by Allied aircraft in May 1944.

HMS Pylades (Q5633930)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Pylades was a Catherine-class minesweeper of the Royal Navy.

HMS Lawford (Q5633079)
item type: destroyer escort
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Lawford (K514) was a Royal Navy converted Captain class frigate (pennant DE-516), built in the US in 1944. She was converted into an HQ ship for the Normandy landings. On 8 June 1944, whilst operating off Juno Beach, she was hit by enemy fire during an air attack and sunk. Thirty-seven of her crew died. The Royal Navy's damage summary report states that the ship was hit by an "aerial torpedo", which has been taken to mean a torpedo dropped from an aircraft. However, a survey of the ship undertaken as part of the Channel 4 TV series "Wreck Detectives" found evidence that the vessel was broken up and sunk by an internal explosion, indicating a hit from one or more bombs or from an early guided missile such as an Hs-293 or (less likely) a Fritz X.

SM UB-26 (Q7391634)
item type: U-boat
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SM UB-26 was a German Type UB II submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. The U-boat was ordered on 30 April 1915 and launched on 14 December 1915. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 27 December 1915 as SM UB-26. UB-26 was trapped in anti-submarine nets trailed by the French destroyer Trombe and was scuttled in Le Havre harbour on 5 April 1916. She was raised by the French on 30 August 1917 and served as Roland Morillot.

Action of 30 May 1798 (Q4677346)
item type: battle / naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The action of 30 May 1798 was a minor naval engagement between a small British squadron and a small French squadron off the coast of Normandy, France during the French Revolutionary Wars. A British blockading force, which had been conducting patrols in the region in the aftermath of the battle of St Marcou earlier in the month, encountered two French vessels attempting to sail unnoticed between Le Havre and Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. Closing with the French, the British commander Sir Francis Laforey sought to bring the French ships to battle as they attempted to turn back to Le Havre before the British squadron could attack. The French were unable to escape, and Laforey's ship, the fifth rate HMS Hydra, engaged the French corvette Confiante, while two smaller British ships chased the Vésuve.

Raid on Le Havre (Q7283750)
item type: naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Raid on Le Havre was a two-day naval bombardment of the French port of Le Havre early in July 1759 by Royal Navy forces under Rear-Admiral George Rodney during the Seven Years' War, which succeeded in its aim of destroying many of the invasion barges being gathered there for the planned French invasion of Great Britain.

HNoMS Svenner (Q3381131)
item type: destroyer / shipwreck
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HNoMS Svenner was a Royal Norwegian Navy destroyer during the Second World War. She was built for the Royal Navy as the S-class destroyer HMS Shark but on completion was lent to the Norwegian Armed Forces in exile. Svenner was sunk off Sword, one of the Allied landing zones in Normandy, at dawn on 6 June 1944 while supporting the British Army Normandy landings.

Cap de la Hève (Q2937145)
item type: cape
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le cap de la Hève est un cap de la falaise du Pays de Caux, situé au nord de la ville du Havre.

Réserve naturelle nationale de la falaise du Cap Romain (Q3457498)
item type: protected area / réserve naturelle nationale
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

La réserve naturelle nationale de la falaise du Cap-Romain (RNN69) est une réserve naturelle nationale géologique située en Normandie. Classée en 1984, elle protège un site de 24 hectares formé d'une falaise littorale comprenant des fossiles d'éponges.

website: http://www.apgn.fr

Church of the Visitation (Q3580360)
item type: church building
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'église Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation est située à Blonville-sur-Mer, dans le Calvados, en Basse-Normandie. Elle fait partie du diocèse de Bayeux et Lisieux.

îlot du Ratier (Q86666992)
item type: island
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'île ou îlot du Ratier, appelée aussi « île aux oiseaux », est une île artificielle française créée en 2005 au large de Honfleur, en Normandie, sur le banc du Ratier. Son érection à l'entrée de l'estuaire de la Seine contribue à la sauvegarde de la deuxième plus importante réserve ornithologique du territoire métropolitain après la Camargue.

Omaha Beach (Q464257)
item type: beach / code name
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Omaha, commonly known as Omaha Beach, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on June 6, 1944, during World War II. "Omaha" refers to an 8-kilometer (5 mi) section of the coast of Normandy, France, facing the English Channel, from east of Sainte-Honorine-des-Pertes to west of Vierville-sur-Mer on the right bank of the Douve River estuary. Landings here were necessary to link the British landings to the east at Gold with the American landing to the west at Utah, thus providing a continuous lodgement on the Normandy coast of the Bay of the Seine. Taking Omaha was to be the responsibility of United States Army troops, with sea transport, mine sweeping, and a naval bombardment force provided predominantly by the United States Navy and Coast Guard, with contributions from the British, Canadian and Free French navies.

Gold Beach (Q745883)
item type: code name
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Gold, commonly known as Gold Beach, was the code name for one of the five areas of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during the Second World War. Gold, the central of the five areas, was located between Port-en-Bessin on the west and La Rivière on the east. High cliffs at the western end of the zone meant that the landings took place on the flat section between Le Hamel and La Rivière, in the sectors code-named Jig and King. Taking Gold was to be the responsibility of the British Army, with sea transport, mine sweeping, and a naval bombardment force provided by the Royal Navy as well as elements from the Dutch, Polish and other Allied navies.

Seulles (Q1130130)
item type: river
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Seulles (French pronunciation: ​[sœl]) is a river in Normandy, France. Its tributaries include the Mue. It is 71.7 km (44.6 mi) long.

HMS Isis (Q1564931)
item type: destroyer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMS Isis was one of nine I-class destroyers built for the Royal Navy during the 1930s.

Type V ship (Q29098321)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Type V ship is a United States Maritime Commission (MARCOM) designation for World War II tugboats. Type V was used in World War II, Korean War and the Vietnam War. Type V ships were used to move ships and barges. Type V tugboats were made of either steel or wood hulls. There were four types of tugboats ordered for World War II. The largest type V design was the sea worthy 186-foot (57 m) long steel hull, V4-M-A1. The V4-M-A1 design was used by a number of manufacturers; a total of 49 were built. A smaller steel hull tugboat was the 94-foot (29 m) V2-ME-A1; 26 were built. The largest wooden hull was the 148-foot (45 m) V3-S-AH2, of which 14 were built. The smaller wooden hull was the 58-foot (18 m) V2-M-AL1, which 35 were built. Most V2-M-AL1 tugboats were sent to England for the war efforts under the lend-lease act. The Type V tugs served across the globe during World War II including: Pacific War, European theatre and in the United States. SS Farallon and other Type V tugs were used to help built Normandy ports, including Mulberry harbour, on D-Day, June 6, 1944 and made nine round trips to Normandy to deliver Phoenix breakwaters.

USS Susan B. Anthony (Q7874497)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS Susan B. Anthony (AP-72) was a turbo-electric ocean liner, Santa Clara, of the Grace Steamship Company that was built in 1930. Santa Clara was turned over to the War Shipping Administration (WSA) on 28 February 1942 and operated by Grace Lines as agent for WSA as a troop ship making voyages to the South Pacific. The ship was chartered to the Navy on 7 August 1942 for operation as a United States Navy transport ship. The ship was sunk 7 June 1944 off Normandy by a mine while cruising through a swept channel with all 2,689 people aboard being saved.

USS Partridge (Q7872673)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Empire Broadsword (Q7393581)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Empire Broadsword was a Type C1-S-AY-1 infantry landing ship built in 1943 as Cape Marshall. She was renamed Empire Broadsword before completion and entering into service for the Ministry of War Transport (MoWT). She had a short career, entering service in December 1943 and being sunk by a mine in July 1944.

Calvados rocks (Q3437638)
item type: reef
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Les Rochers du Calvados ou plateau du Calvados est un platier rocheux situé au large de la côte du département du Calvados (Normandie) auquel il donna son nom.

USS Rich (Q7873437)
item type: destroyer escort
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS Rich (DE-695) was a Buckley-class destroyer escort, the first United States Navy ship named in honor of Lieutenant (j.g.) Ralph M. Rich (1916–1942) who was awarded the Navy Cross for his leadership as a fighter pilot off Enterprise during the Battle of Midway.

Battle of the Îles Saint-Marcouf (Q4873048)
item type: battle / naval battle
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Battle of the Îles Saint-Marcouf was an engagement fought off the Îles Saint-Marcouf near the Cotentin peninsula on the Normandy coast of France in May 1798 during the French Revolutionary Wars. Dislodging a British garrison on the islands was the main objective for French forces. The garrison (which had been in place since 1795) allowed the islands to serve as a resupply base for Royal Navy ships patrolling northern French waters. Apart from expelling the British, the French sought to test new equipment and tactics, which had allegedly been developed with an intention of invading Britain.

USS PC-1261 (Q7872582)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

USS PC-1261 was a PC-461-class submarine chaser built for the United States Navy during World War II. She was the first ship sunk during the D-Day landings on 6 June 1944, when she was hit by shellfire from German shore batteries.

Les Dirouilles (Q691567)
item type: reef / rock
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Les Dirouilles (Jèrriais: Les Dithouïl'yes) are a range of rocks to the North-East of Jersey. Historically and administratively, they belong to the parish of Saint Martin.

Havre de Carteret (Q3398471)
item type: port
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le port de Carteret (ou port des Isles) est une gare maritime, un pôle nautique, un port de pêche et de plaisance implanté sur la commune de Barneville-Carteret dans le département de la Manche.

Passage de la Déroute (Q3368077)
item type: strait / channel
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le passage de la Déroute, parfois canal de la Déroute, est un détroit situé dans le golfe de Saint-Malo, dans la mer de la Manche, entre la côte occidentale du Cotentin et les îles Anglo-Normandes.

Pierres de Lecq (Q1470810)
item type: rock
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Les Pierres de Lecq (Jèrriais: Les Pièrres dé Lé) or the Paternosters are a group of uninhabitable rocks or a reef in the Bailiwick of Jersey between Jersey and Sark, 6 km (3.7 mi) north of Grève de Lecq in Saint Mary, and 22.4 km (13.9 mi) west of the Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy. Only three or four of the rocks remain visible at high tide: L'Êtaîthe (the eastern one), La Grôsse (the big one) and La Vouêtaîthe (the western one). The area has one of the greatest tidal ranges in the world, sometimes being as much as 12 m (40 ft).

Port du Légué (Q3270301)
item type: port
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le Légué est un port de commerce, de pêche et de plaisance situé en Bretagne entre les villes de Saint-Brieuc et Plérin.

Ponceau de la Côtière (Q3396140)
item type: bridge
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le Ponceau de la Côtière d'Erquy a été construit au début du XXe siècle par Louis Auguste Harel de La Noë pour la ligne Yffiniac - Matignon des Chemins de Fer des Côtes-du-Nord.

Pont du Guildo (Q3397449)
item type: bridge
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le pont du Guildo a été inauguré le . Il permet de franchir l'Arguenon au niveau de la commune de Notre-Dame-du-Guildo.

Le Grand-Pourier (Q3223164)
item type: island
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le Grand-Pourier est un îlot située au large du cap d'Erquy (Côtes-d'Armor, Bretagne), en limite de la Côte d'Émeraude.

îlot du Verdelet (Q3593620)
item type: island / tidal island
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'îlot du Verdelet se dresse à la pointe de Piégu sur la commune de Pléneuf-Val-André dans les Côtes-d'Armor. Grâce à l'initiative d'une association locale de protection de la nature et d'Edmond Tranin cet îlot fut érigé dès 1973 en réserve ornithologique avec une interdiction de chasse.

Hippodrome marin de Saint-Efflam (Q3135915)
item type: horse racing venue
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'hippodrome de Saint Efflam se situe à Plestin-les-Grèves en Côtes-d'Armor. C'est un hippodrome marin ouvert au galop et au trot avec une piste de 1 200 m en sable avec corde à droite.

website: https://hippodromeplestin.com/

phare de l'Île Louët (Q3378442)
item type: lighthouse / house lighthouse
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le phare de l'île Louët est une maison-phare située sur l'île Louët, à l'entrée de la baie de Morlaix, dans le Finistère.

Admiralty number: A1800.1

Baie de Morlaix (Q2424064)
item type: bay
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Située en France, à l'ouest de la Bretagne et à l'entrée sud de la Manche, la baie de Morlaix (parfois qualifiée de rade), est une vaste échancrure dans la côte nord du Finistère entre le Léon et le Trégor, dans laquelle aboutissent la rivière de Morlaix et la Penzé.

Natura 2000 site ID: FR5300015, FR5310073

Quillimadec mouth gallery grave (Q19721149)
item type: gallery grave
Summary from Deutsch / German Wikipedia (dewiki)

Die etwa 15 m lange, algenüberwachsene Allée couverte im Estuaire de la Quillimadec (auch Allée couverte von Lerret oder von Porz Huel genannt) liegt in der Bucht von Treissény (gegenüber von Le Curnic), westlich von Guissény im Département Finistère in der Bretagne in Frankreich. Sie ist nur bei Ebbe zugänglich. Keiner der Decksteine des Galeriegrabes befindet sich noch in situ.

Viaduc de la Penzé (Q3556672)
item type: railway bridge
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le viaduc de la Penzé est un viaduc ferroviaire qui permet à la traversée de la Penzé par la ligne de Morlaix à Roscoff. À son ouverture, ce pont constituait le passage le plus en aval sur le ria.

Crapaud (Q107103809)
item type: public beach

website: https://bathingwaters.eu/ouest%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20/bretagne%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20/brignogan-plages%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20/fr252201005m029239

Passerelles de Bréhec (Q21427002)
item type: railway bridge
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Les Passerelles de Bréhec étaient une série de quatre passerelles ferroviaires construites par Louis Auguste Harel de La Noë sur la ligne de Paimpol à Plouha, exploitée par les Chemins de Fer des Côtes-du-Nord. Elles sont situées sur la commune de Plouézec, dans les Côtes-d'Armor en Bretagne. Elles étaient situées entre le viaduc de Bréhec et la passerelle de Kermanac'h, et longeaient la route dite "Côte des Terres Neuvas" (Départementale no 54). Elles sont mises en service avec l'ouverture de la ligne le . Le dernier voyage eut lieu le , la ligne fut déclassée le .

Paimpol–Bréhat tidal farm (Q7124782)
item type: tidal power station
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Paimpol–Bréhat tidal farm is an 8 MW tidal turbine demonstration farm off Île-de-Bréhat near Paimpol, France. It is developed by Électricité de France (EdF). The project was initiated in 2004 and work began in 2008.

Allée couverte auf der Île Coalen (Q22692394)
item type: gallery grave
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L' allée couverte de l'Île Coalen est située sur l'île du même nom à Lanmodez dans le département français des Côtes-d'Armor.

Pont de Lézardrieux (Q3397042)
item type: suspension bridge / cable-stayed bridge / road bridge
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le pont de Lézardrieux est un pont suspendu sur le Trieux construit entre 1836 et 1840, profondément modifié en pont à haubans de type Gisclard en 1925.

Pont de Frynaudour (Q20731549)
item type: truss bridge / railway bridge
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le pont de Frynaudour, autrement appelé « viaduc du Leff », est un pont en treillis métallique conçu par Gustave Eiffel en 1893 sur le Leff, reliant les communes de Quemper-Guézennec et Plourivo (Côtes-d'Armor).

Sillon de Talbert (Q3483905)
item type: spit / protected area
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le Sillon de Talbert est une flèche littorale à pointe libre formée de galets et de sable situé dans les Côtes-d'Armor sur la commune de Pleubian. Situé à l'extrémité du plateau rocheux que forme la presqu'île de Lézardrieux et encadré par les estuaires du Jaudy à l'ouest et du Trieux à l'est, il se rattache à la côte à la pointe nord-est de la commune, au niveau du hameau de l'Armor Pleubian. Il s'étend vers le nord-est dans la Manche sur environ 3,2 km de long pour une largeur moyenne de 100 m et une hauteur d'environ 10 m.

Viaduc sur le Jaudy (Q3556734)
item type: viaduct
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le viaduc sur le Jaudy était un viaduc conçu par Louis Auguste Harel de La Noë et remaniés par son successeur, Eugène Hélary, pour le réseau départemental des Chemins de Fer des Côtes-du-Nord. Il permettait à la ligne de Tréguier à Paimpol de franchir le Jaudy entre les communes de Tréguier et de Trédarzec sur une voie métrique unique. Avec près de 450 m, c'était le pont le plus long du réseau.

bridge on the Jaudy (Q3397622)
item type: bridge
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le pont sur le Jaudy a été construit par Louis Auguste Harel de La Noë pour les Chemins de Fer des Côtes-du-Nord. Il permet à la ligne Plouëc-du-Trieux - Tréguier de franchir le Jaudy entre les communes de Minihy-Tréguier et de la Roche-Derrien.

île Grouezen (Q3593086)
item type: island
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

C'hrou-Ezen est l'un des îlots de l'Archipel de Bréhat.

île de Pors Scaff (Q3593401)
item type: island
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'île de Pors Scaff est une île se trouvant sur le territoire de la commune de Plougrescant dans les Côtes-d'Armor, en France. Elle se divise en deux parties principales, d'un côté l'île aux Pins, de l'autre un îlot privé, dit Yvinec.

archipel de Bréhat (Q478104)
item type: archipelago
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'archipel de Bréhat est situé dans la Manche, sur les côtes nord de la Bretagne, en Côtes-d'Armor, non loin de Paimpol et à proximité immédiate de Ploubazlanec. Hors l'Île Maudez rattachée à la commune de Lanmodez, il constitue la commune d'Île-de-Bréhat, et comprend, outre l'île de Bréhat proprement dite (en fait deux îles, celle du nord et celle du sud, séparées par un très étroit chenal et reliées par un passage nommé le Pont-Vauban), les îles suivantes :

Jentilez (Q1236059)
item type: archipelago
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

For the city in Quebec, see Sept-Îles, Quebec

German torpedo boat T29 (Q11247953)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The German torpedo boat T29 was one of fifteen Type 39 torpedo boats built for the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) during World War II. Completed in mid-1943, the boat was transferred to France in January 1944. She fought in the Action of 26 April off the coast of Brittany, and was sunk by four Allied destroyers with the loss of 137 crewmen.

Réserve naturelle nationale des Sept Îles (Q3457428)
item type: protected area / réserve naturelle nationale
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

La réserve naturelle nationale des Sept-Îles (RNN32) est une réserve naturelle nationale située en Bretagne dans les Côtes-d'Armor. Elle a été classée en 1976 et occupe une surface de 320 ha répartie sur cinq îles principales. Elle protège d'importantes colonies d'oiseaux marins en particulier de Fou de Bassan, de Macareux moine, de Puffin des Anglais et de Petit Pingouin.

allée couverte d'Enez-Vihan (Q38298734)
item type: dolmen
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L’allée couverte d'Enez-Vihan est située à Pleumeur-Bodou dans le département français des Côtes-d'Armor.

Anse Saint-Guirec (Q2852445)
item type: bay
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'Anse de Saint-Guirec est située sur la commune de Perros-Guirec et fait face à l'île de Costaérès et son château. Dans le bourg de Ploumanac'h, elle est le point de passage du sentier des douaniers longeant la côte de granit rose.

Aboukir bay (Q2821767)
item type: three-masted barque
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L’Aboukir Bay est un navire cargo à propulsion mixte, vapeur et gréé en trois-mâts barque, construit en 1883 par la compagnie Russel & Co à Greenock (Écosse). Le matériau de construction était le fer. Long d'un petit peu plus de 65 mètres et large de plus de 10 mètres, il appartenait à une famille de bateaux qui construits à 12 exemplaires entre 1881 et 1886 dont l’Earlscourt construit en 1885. Il jaugeait 1 116,59 tonneaux.

Triagoz (Q3538668)
item type: archipelago
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Les Triagoz sont un archipel au large de la côte nord de la Bretagne, en France.

île Morville (Q3593143)
item type: island
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'île Morvil (parfois orthographiée île Morville) est une petite île située dans la commune de Pleumeur-Bodou dans les Côtes-d'Armor, en Bretagne.

Île Rouzic (Q3593196)
item type: island
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

L'île Rouzic (Riouzig en breton) est l'île la plus à l'est de l'archipel des Sept-Îles dépendant de la commune de Perros-Guirec dans les Côtes-d'Armor, en Bretagne.

German destroyer ZH1 (Q136150)
item type: destroyer
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

ZH1 was the lead ship of her class of four destroyers built for the Royal Netherlands Navy in the late 1930s. Originally named Gerard Callenburgh, the ship was scuttled while still incomplete by the Dutch during the German invasion of the Netherlands in May 1940, but she was salvaged by the Germans a few months later and commissioned in the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) in 1942 as ZH1.

HMCS Athabaskan (Q5630713)
item type: ship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

HMCS Athabaskan was the first of three destroyers of the Royal Canadian Navy to bear this name. It was a destroyer of the Tribal class, that served in the Second World War. She was named for the First Nations peoples who make up the Athabaskan language group. She was torpedoed in the English Channel and sunk in 1944.

Ramparts of Mont Saint-Michel (Q3078509)
item type: urban defence
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Les fortifications du Mont-Saint-Michel correspondent à l'enceinte urbaine ceinturant l’ilot du Mont Saint-Michel dans le département de la Manche, en région Normandie.

Côte d’Émeraude (Q1150969)
item type: coast
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Côte d'Émeraude (Breton: Aod an Emrodez; lit.'Emerald Coast') is a name given to a part of the English Channel coast of eastern Brittany near the border with Normandy in France.

SS Hilda (Q1618172)
item type: steamship
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

SS Hilda was a steamship owned by the London and South Western Railway. She was used on the Southampton - Channel Islands - St Malo service until she sank in 1905 with the loss of at least 125 lives.

canton of Cancale (Q1532244)
item type: canton of France (until 2015)
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The canton of Cancale is a former canton of France, located in the arrondissement of Saint-Malo, in the Ille-et-Vilaine département, Brittany région. It had 16,254 inhabitants (2012). It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015.

This item might be defunct. The English Wikipedia article is in these categories: 2015 disestablishments in France, Former cantons of Ille-et-Vilaine
Solidor Tower (Q2721241)
item type: castle / keep
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

Solidor Tower (in French tour Solidor) is a strengthened keep with three linked towers, located in the estuary of the river Rance in Brittany.

Street address: rue d'Aleth (from Wikidata)

goule au Loup (Q48756442)
item type: sea cave
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

La goule au Loup, ou gueule au Loup, est une grotte marine située dans le quartier du Rosais à Saint-Servan, dans la commune de Saint-Malo, département d'Ille-et-Vilaine.

Musée du Long-Cours Cap-Hornier (Q3330618)
item type: museum
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le musée international du Long-Cours Cap-Hornier, créé par le conservateur des musées de Saint-Malo, Dan Lailler, est situé dans le quartier de Saint-Servan dans la ville de Saint-Malo en Ille-et-Vilaine. Il ferme définitivement ses portes en novembre 2019. Un projet de musée maritime, reprenant les anciennes collections, doit voir le jour en 2024.

website: http://www.rennet.org/tourism/stmalo/caphorn.htm

Grand Jardin lighthouse (Q3378520)
item type: lighthouse
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le phare du Grand Jardin est un phare en mer de la passe de Saint-Malo, dans l'estuaire de la Rance sur la Manche. Il a été classé monument historique par arrêté du ,,.

Admiralty number: A1676

Pont du Frémur (Q3397618)
item type: bridge
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

Le pont sur le Frémur ou pont de Lancieux est un pont routier qui enjambe le Frémur, fleuve côtier qui sépare les communes de Lancieux dans les Côtes d'Armor et Saint-Briac en Ille-et-Vilaine.

Arguenon (Q2861062)
item type: river
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Arguenon (French pronunciation: ​[aʁɡənɔ̃]; Breton: Argenon) is a French coastal river in the Côtes-d'Armor department of the Brittany region. It flows into the English Channel.

Les pierres sonnantes (Q21279224)
item type: stone
Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The Singing Stones of Brittany (or Pierres sonnantes du Guildo) are a number of rocks located on the left bank of the river Arguenon opposite the ruined castle of Gilles de Bretagne at Notre-Dame-le-Guildo, near Dinard in the Côtes-d'Armor, France.

Flora (Q3073843)
item type: river
Summary from Français / French Wikipedia (frwiki)

La Flora est un fleuve français qui coule en Bretagne, dans le département des Côtes-d'Armor, et se jette dans la Manche, en baie de Saint-Brieuc.