Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Paddle steam frigate le Darien (1841) in 1859

Homeport Lorient, France, laid down at Cherbourg, France on 26 August 1841, launched on 6 October 1842, modernized at Brest, France in 1843, M. Cavé machinery delivering 450hp, wood-built and an armament of 14 guns.

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