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Louis Sicard & Cie (Shipping company, France)

Last modified: 2013-07-27 by ivan sache
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[Flag of Louis Sicard]

House flag of Sicard - Image by Ivan Sache, 20 February 2004

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History of Sicard

The company was founded in 1907 for the service of local lines on the Mediterranean coast of France, later extended to Corsica, Morocco and Oran (Algeria). The company operated scheduled lines between Marseilles and Port-la-Nouvelle (Languedoc) and Port-Vendres (Roussillon); Marseilles and Toulon, Saint-Tropez, Cannes, Nice and Monaco; Nice and Bastia and Ajaccio (Corsica); Ajaccio and the smaller Corsican ports; Marseilles and Oran, Saida, Tangiers, Kenitra and Casablanca.
Sicard operated 13 second-hand ships of medium size for about 30 years without any significant incident. The company was sold off in 1937.

Source: Paul Bois. Armements marseillais - Compagnies de navigation et navires à vapeur (1831-1988), published by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Marseille-Provence [boi03].

Ivan Sache, 20 February 2004

House flag of Sicard

P. Bois [boi03] shows the house flag of Sicard as white with a blue triangle in each corner and the red letters "L.S." in the middle.

Ivan Sache, 20 February 2004