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1887/1888 - West Indies, Island of Martinique, St. Pierre Roadstead - Antique Chart

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Item number: NAU410
Genuine Antique Nautical Chart


Maker: US Hydrographic Office of the US Navy

Antique chart of Saint-Pierre on the island of Martinique in the Caribbean, published by the Hydrographic Office of the US Navy in 1887, with this edition being 1888. With water depthsSaint-Pierre is a town and commune of France's Caribbean overseas department of Martinique, founded in 1635 by Pierre Belain d'Esnambuc. Before the total destruction of Saint-Pierre by a volcanic eruption in 1902, it was the most important city of Martinique culturally and economically, being known as "the Paris of the Caribbean". While Fort-de-France was the official administrative capital, Saint-Pierre was the cultural capital of Martinique. Very good antique condition with minor signs of age. Measures approx. 17 x 12.25 inches to the neatline.

Item Number: NAU410