Fécamp, the capital of the Terre-Neuvas… First appearing in the 16th century, cod fishing on the banks of Newfoundland became industrialized in the 19th century. The port is the center of an intense industrial activity thanks to the herring and cod fisheries and the shipbuilding.
In the 20th century, Fécamp is the leading cod port in France and its merchants export cod all over the world.
Descend one floor and discover the whole history of fishing in Fécamp.
The main fish caught, which are theherring & cod; the life of the sailors on board the ships during long months at sea; the daily life of the women and children waiting for the return of a husband, a father; and the economic life that is built around this great epic.