Saturday, 18 February 2017

French sailing frigate with auxiliary steam power 2nd class ;a Zenobie (1828) in 1859

Homeport Rochefort, France. Laid down at Toulon, France in March 1828 and launched on 29 July 1847. Machinery manufactured at La Creuzot delivered 200hp. Armament consisted of 50guns. Wood-built.

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