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Tour Vauban Camaret

  • Address: 111 Le Sillons
  • Vicinity: La Citadel
  • Type: Stronghold, fort
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

Tour Vauban is a seventeenth century, Vauban designed military keep in Camaret-sur-Mer, France. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1689/00/00 Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban Engineer Commissioner General of Fortifications, Vauban, designs a new stronghold in at Camaret-sur-Mer, as part of the fortifications of the goulet de Brest.
1693/00/00 Military engineer Jean-Pierre supervises the construction tour de Camaret from 1693 to completion in 1696.
1694/06/18 Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban French Commander Vauban himself commands the garrison at Camaret when they repelled an Anglo-Dutch attack. The battery disables several British vessels and French dragoons successfully repulse British troops on shore.
1696/00/00 Tour de Camaret is completed.

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Particulars for Tour Vauban Camaret:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Category for Historic Use Defense
Area of Significance Engineering
Structure Type Fortification
Structure Stronghold, fort
Sight Category Structure

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