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La Cite De La Mer


Allée du Président Menut
50100 Octeville

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This is the Civil War Discovery Trail's first site outside of the United States. On display is a cannon and other artifacts from the CSS Alabama, which sank 12 miles offshore on June 19, 1864, after battling the USS Kearsarge. The Civil War Trust dedicated a plaque honoring the battle at La Cite de la Mer Museum in 2004.