French ship Algésiras (1855)
Algésiras use as a school ship
|Namesake:||Battle of Algeciras|
|Builder:||Toulon. Plans by Henri Dupuy de Lôme|
|Laid down:||March 1853|
|Struck:||25 November 1906|
|Class & type:||Algésiras class ship of the line|
Sail (2010 m²)
4 138mm guns
In 1859, she took part in the blockade of Venice and various operations in the Mediterranean.
She was decommissioned in 1865 and used as a transport. She was later used as a school ship.
On 25 November 1906, she was destroyed in Toulon by an accidental fire.
- Jean-Michel Roche, Dictionnaire des Bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours, tome I