Saturday, 18 February 2017

French sailing frigate with auxiliary steam power 2nd class la Dryade (1847) in 1859

Homeport Lorient, France. Laid down at Lorient, France on 26 March 1847 and launched on 29 December 1856. Machinery manufactured by M. Mazeline delivered 200hp. Armament consisted of 50 guns. Wood-built.

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