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VILLE DU HAVRE (acquired 1828)

VILLE DU HAVRE paddle aviso (2nd class)

Displacement: 190t
Dimensions:About the same as Coureur
Machinery:100nhp (navy rating. Rated 80nhp in civil service)
Hull material:Wood

Name          Builder    Laid downLaunched Commiss. Fate         
VILLE DU HAVREFouache, Le Havre(?)(1826)1.12.28Stk. 15.7.37

Class. Ex Commerce du Havre, purchased from Société anonyme des bâtiments à vapeur en fer on 9.9.28. After repairs at Cherborug she departed for Toulon on 29.10.28. She was renamed on 22.6.29. Although built for a route between Le Havre and England, she only made a few voyages and then served as a tug until acquired by the navy.

Disposal. Ville du Havre became a water barge in 1837 and was sold 1843.

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