French patrol navy L'Astrolabe has docked in Cape Town
Corvetta Francese ASTROLABE 1812
French Navy Dixmude L9015 Amphibious Assault Ship - Split Harbor Croatia
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Rena on the Astrolabe
Astrolabe was a horse barge converted to an exploration ship of the French Navy and was originally named Coquille. She is famous for her travels with Jules Dumont d'Urville. The name derives from an early navigational instrument, the astrolabe, a precursor to the sextant.