Maritime Postal History – Paquebot Covers

Some of the ships attending the International maritime festival at Bristol in 1996 , next visited the big event staged at Brest , France. This had become an annual get together.
The First Cover was posted abroad the sail training ship ETOILE BELLE POULE and has Brest Naval Base postmark dated 5 Sep 1996.

The Second Cover was  posted abroad Dutch sail training ship EENDRACHT, the city of Brest used a special postmark and the Paquebot which shows map references have been applied. Dated 13 Jul 1996