Ship Type Menu.Paddle aviso (2nd class, ex postal)
AJACCIO (acquired 1850)
AJACCIO paddle aviso (2nd class)
|Dimensions:||145ft 10in wl, 150ft 9in deck x 22ft 4in mld, 22ft 9in x 10ft 6in mean|
|Same, meters:||44.44, 45.96 x 6.80, 6.94 x 3.20m |
|Machinery:||120nhp (Pihet, Paris)|
|Armament:||(1860) 2-12cm shell|
|Name ||Builder ||Laid down||Launched ||Commiss. ||Fate |
|AJACCIO||La Ciotat||(?)||(1842)||26.11.50||Stk. 23.5.71|
Purchased from the Ministry of Finance and transferred to the navy on 26.11.50. She and her sister Bastia
, which was not acquired, were designed by Moissard and built under a law of 14.6.41 for a postal line between Marseilles and Corsica. The law also authorized a third ship, the pioneer French screw steamer Napoléon
's sail area was 684 sq.yd.Disposal. Ajaccio
was BU 1871.
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