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Pièce maîtresse de l'arsenal de Rochefort, fondée par Colbert pour assurer la puissance de la flotte de guerre, la Corderie royale fabrique des cordages pour la marine jusqu'en 1867. Un bâtiment tout en longueur dans lequel furent fabriqués en chanvre des cordages longs d'une encablure, soit près de 200 mètres, et ce pendant près de deux cents ans.

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17 of the Most Incredible Landmark Wedding Venues

The Royal Marines Museum is a museum which attracts public visitors all throughout the year and also acts as a stunning museum wedding venue. The buildings fine architecture and sweeping stairways will create the perfect backdrop for your wonderful wedding.

from Come Step Back In Time

The Royal Marines – Stories From The Great War Part 4

Sgt Norman Finch Royal Marine Artillery wearing his Victoria Cross, c1920. Location unknown. Kalamazoo number: 9/2/B5 (1) ©Courtesy of the Trustees of the Royal Marines Museum

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His Royal Highness Alfred Ernest Albert (1844–1900), Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Edinburgh (1874–1899), KG, GCB, Admiral of the Fleet (1893), Honorary Colonel of the Royal Marines (1883), by Arthur Leopold Bambridge ~ ca1890, Royal Marines Museum

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Royal Marine Statue outside the Royal Marine Museum in Southsea - he is shown yomping the phrase made famous during the Falklands War in 1982 when the Royal Marines walked across the Falklands and into battle.

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