Tuesday, 21 February 2017

French sailing aviso with auxiliary steam power le Rodeur (1853) in 1859

Homeport Toulon, France. Laid down at Cherbourg, France on 19 November 1853 and launched on 5 February 1855. Machinery made at Cherbourg delivering 60 hp. Iron built. Armed with 2 mortars.

Hans Busk. The Navies of the World, London, United Kingdom, 1859.