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Pont National (Brest)

Pont National (Brest): “


{{Infobox Bridge
|bridge_name = Pont National
|image = 29-Brest-Port militaire-Arrivée du Croiseur Duguay-Trouin-1901.jpg
|caption = The Pont National opened to allow through the French cruiser ”[[French ship Duguay-Trouin|Duguay-Trouin]]”, in 1901
|official_name =
|carries = [[Rue de Siam]]
|crosses = [[Penfeld]]
|locale = [[Brest, France|Brest]], [[Brittany]], [[France]]
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|designer =[[Nicolas Cadiat]] ([[1805]]-[[1856]])<br />[[Alphonse Oudry]] ([[1819]]-[[1869]])<br />[[Schneider Electric|Schneider et Cie]], builders
|design =[[Swing bridge]]
|material =Masonry, steel
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|length = 104m
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|begin = [[1856]]
|complete =
|open = [[1861]]
|closed = [[1944]] (destroyed)
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|coordinates = {{coord|48|23|03.7|N|04|29|47.3|W|region:FR_type:landmark}}
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:”For the bridge of this name in Paris, see [[Pont National]].”
The ”’Pont National”’ was a [[swing bridge]] across the [[river Penfeld]] in [[Brest, France]]. It opened in [[1861]], linking [[rue de Siam]] to [[Recouvrance, Brest|Recouvrance]], near the [[Tour Tanguy]]. It was destroyed by Allied bombardment in 1944 and replaced by the [[Pont de Recouvrance]] in the 1950s.


[[fr:Pont National (Brest)]]

[[Category:Bridges in France|National]]

(Via Wikipedia – New pages [en].)

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