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Submarine l'Espadon, Saint-Nazaire

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A prime example of French naval innovation, Submarine l'Espadon started as a target for torpedo practice, but ended up impressing the naval community by successfully making a journey under ice in the Norwegian Sea at far as 70 degrees north. Docked as a museum ship since 1987, she can be seen in all her glory resting at port. Peruse the complexity of the control room and admire the ingenious design that allowed this vessel to conquer the cold and ice under the sea’s immense pressure. Add Submarine l'Espadon to your Saint-Nazaire travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Saint-Nazaire vacation trip planner.
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  • Quite confusing to this "dive" into the atmosphere of this submarine and imagine the life on board. Interesting visit thanks to the clear explanations of the audioguide.
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  • We toured the Espadon, (part of our combined ticket to three museums), the submarine built in the 1960s that journeyed beneath the polar ice cap - multi-media handset in English - fascinating and just...  more »
  • very beautiful underwater, to put themselves in the shoes of our petty money. attention on rainy days there are a lot of people.
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