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Biscay

Bay of. a large bay of the Atlantic Ocean between W France and N Spain: notorious for storms
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The Federal Biscay, an ocean-going laker of 34,500 dwt, is destined to ship general cargo to the Great Lakes and bulk commodities, such as grain, from the Midwest to world markets.
The creature was swimming over a deep sea canyon on the northern edge of the Bay of Biscay.
They are more regularly seen in deeper waters such as the Bay of Biscay.
Leg 8 is the shortest in the race so far but, nevertheless, the 647-mile Atlantic course is packed with testing tactical choices and gale-force winds are forecast in the notorious Bay of Biscay.
The 40ft container was one of 517 lost from a cargo ship as it crossed the Bay of Biscay in storms on Friday.
Using personal accounts from both German and Allied survivors, Bloody Biscay relates the initial tribulations of the unit, the height of its success in spring and summer 1943, its battles against overwhelming odds and its eventual annihilation over the Normandy beaches in June 1944.
com)-- MARINElife has been given access to three routes aboard the Norman Asturias with all three, Poole to Santander, Poole to Gijon and Gijon to St Nazaire, going through the heart of marine-life paradise: the Bay of Biscay.
On [Armstrong Whitworth] Whitleys [medium bombers], we used to do practice runs into the English Channel and into the Bay of Biscay.
Summary: Lisbon: The notorious Bay of Biscay is set to give the 2013 Route des Princes .
The aircraft had been on anti-submarine duties over the Bay of Biscay and was attempting to land at Yelverton on route to its base at Beaulieu.
Mae Ceulan, yr unig walch y pysgod a fagwyd eleni ar y Ddyfi, wedi gadael Cymru ers 3 Medi, ac wedi hedfan fwy neu lai mewn llinell syth i lawr drwy Gymru, croesi'r sianel i Ffrainc, ar draws Bae Biscay cyn dilyn arfordir Sbaen a Phortiwgal.
Fitting under the organ loft, the Calvary figures, consisting of Crucifix, Our Lady, and St John the Evangelist, are the work of the Spanish sculptor Dario Fernandez surviving severe storms on their passage in the Bay of Biscay.