REFERENCE No:1213
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Subject: The catastrophy of the Pluviose. This French Paddle Steamer "Pas de Calais" collided with the French submarine "Pluviose" less than a mile from Calais port. The Pluviose sank with the compete loss of life. The paddle steamer is seen here on 16th May, in dry dock, having repairs to its bow.
Date: 26 May 1910
Size: approx 140 x 88 mm - Standard Size
Publisher: Not attributed
Publisher's Card No: Not numbered
Used: A 5cms green stamp on the front cancelled "CALAIS BD LOUIS PASTEUR - PAS DE CALAIS 14--8 10 - Receiving handstamp on back HAZEBROUCK - NORD 15 -8 10 - Message is "Bonne Santé" - Good Health - strange greeting
Stamp Box: none
Condition: Nice condition, but some wear to edges and corners. Nevertheless a very interesting card and not easily found

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