Friday, 7 April 2017

French paddle steam frigate l’Orenoque (1851) in 1859

Homeport Brest, France, laid down at Toulon, France in July 1841, launched on 19 August 1843, fitted out in March 1859, Le Creuzot machinery delivering 450hp, an armament of 14 guns and wood-built .

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