St Nazaire


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St. Na•zaire

(sɛ̃ naˈzar)
n.
a seaport in W France, on the Loire estuary. 69,769.
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The stunning new ship, which features Kelly Hoppen interiors and the Magic Carpet - a movable deck cantilevered off the side of the ship which serves as a bar, restaurant and embarkation area - is arriving at her homeport in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from St Nazaire a week early on November 21.
1942: British commandos destroyed the U-boat base at St Nazaire.
The collection is in honoured memory of Smethwick-born Able Seaman Savage, who was killed in the Raid on St Nazaire in France in World War 2.
The ship was sunk, with many Liverpudlians believed to be on board, by a Luftwaffe plane off the port of St Nazaire, France, on June 17, 1940.
Weekly sailings on the ferries Norman Asturias and Scintu from Poole and Rosslare, via St Nazaire in western France, start on January 5 and 7 respectively.
The dram was privately bottled last year to mark the 70th anniversary of Operation Chariot - a daring Commando raid on St Nazaire, a German naval base on the Loire - in 1942, later hailed by some as the greatest raid of all time.
On the 17th of June 1940 the 16,000-ton Lancastria lay five miles off St Nazaire, Brittany, and was taking on troops, RAF personnel, and civilian refugees, including women and children, who were being evacuated from France, which was then on the point of collapse.
The centre fuselage was delivered to Toulouse last Wednesday by Beluga from Airbus in St Nazaire.
Then in The Greatest Raid Of All, Clarkson relives the daring Commando raid on the German occupied dry dock at St Nazaire in France on March 28, 1942, which resulted in the award of five Victoria Crosses for gallantry.
2 March 2010 - Norwegian shipbuilder STX Europe ASA said yesterday that it agreed to build a large cruise ship at its French shipyard St Nazaire for the MSC Cruise unit of Geneva-based group Mediterranean Shipping Company SA (MSC).
The St Nazaire war memorial in Falmouth has fast become a firm favourite with residents and tourists to the area.
St Brevin is sited across the mouth of the mighty River Loire from the port of St Nazaire and had a surprise waiting for us after a four-hour drive from the ferry.