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Tour Vauban de Tatihou

  • Also Known As: Fort de Tatihou

  • Address: Tatihou
  • Vicinity: Tatihou Island, can be reached on foot at low tide
  • Type: Stronghold, fort
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

Tour Vauban de Tatihou is a seventeenth century fortification on the tidal island of Tatihou in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France. - AsNotedIn


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1694/00/00 Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban Engineer The second Fort Vauban is constructed.
1699/00/00 Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban Engineer Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban inspects the newly built tower at Fort de Tatihou.
1803/12/10 In a heavy gale, the 36-gun British frigate HMS SHANNON is crashes on the rocks at Tatihour island. Under the command of Edward Leveson-Gower, the SHANNON was just three months old.

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Particulars for Tour Vauban de Tatihou:
Category for Historic Use Defense
Area of Significance Engineering
Structure Type Fortification
Area of Significance Military
Structure Stronghold, fort
Sight Category Structure




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