Le Petit Journal (1905) – Catastrophe de Farfadet (Antique print/publication)

Le Petit Journal, 23 July 1905 (Illustrated supplement)

On 6 July 1905, during a routine patrol en route from Sidi Abdallah to Bizerte in Tunisia, the French submarine Farfadet sank suddenly.  A rescue attempt failed; 14 men died and only two survived. A week later Farfadet was raised. It was restored and recommissioned 3 years later under the name FolletThe front cover of the Journal has a full page illustration of divers on the seabed working to refloat the submarine. (Popular French games on the back cover)

315 mm x 457 mm (12.25 in x 18 in)
Due to its large size, this will be posted rolled in a postal tube.


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Additional information

Weight .5 kg
Dimensions 35 × 8 × 8 cm