Friday, 17 February 2017

French sailing frigate with auxiliary steam power 2nd class La Bellone (1845) in 1859

Homeport Cherbourg, France. Laid down at Cherbourg, France on 26 August 1845 and launched on 26 March 1853. 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.