Tuesday, 21 February 2017

French sailing aviso with auxiliary steam power le Labourdonnaye (1855) in 1859

Homeport Brest, France. Laid down at Cherbourg, France on 30 August 1855 and launched on 17 July 1856. Machinery made at Cherbourg delivering 35 hp. Wood-built. Armed with 4 mortars.

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