Saturday, 4 February 2017

Austrian steam corvette Dona underway from Netherlands towards Portugal according to the Dutch newspaper ‘t Vliegend blaadje dated Wednesday 15 September 1886

An item dated Den Helder, Netherlands 14th reported the departure on Saturday afternoon of the Austrian corvette Donau towards Lisbon, Portugal.(1)

1. Screw steam corvette, laid down by Navale Adriatico, Trieste [Italy] on 18 June 1873, launched on 15 October 1874 and broken up in 1888. Machinery and other parts used for her successor a screwsteam corvette with the same name.