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Fourmentin-Avisse & Cie (Shipping company, France)

Last modified: 2010-12-03 by ivan sache
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[House flag of Fourmentin-Avisse]

House flag of Fourmentin-Avisse - Image by Ivan Sache, 26 September 2010

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Presentation of Fourmentin-Avisse

Fourmentin-Avisse was a fishing company based in the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer.
In 1910, the company purchased the Ambroise Paré; requisitioned in 1915 by the French Navy, the ship was retroceded to the shipowner in 1919. Requisitioned once again in 1939, she was seized by the Royal Navy and retroceded to the shipowner in 1946, unti eventually scraped in 1951.
A Mr. Fourmentin-Avisse was delegate in the international conference on fishery regulations held in London on 19-23 March 1937.

Ivan Sache, 26 September 2010

House flag of Fourmentin-Avisse

The Yearbook of the Central Committee of France Shipowners (1922) shows the house flag of Fourmentin-Avisse as white with a blue saltire and a blue border.

Dominique Cureau, 26 September 2010