River gunboat
A river gunboat is a type of gunboat adapted for river operations. River gunboats required shallow draft for river navigation. They would be armed with relatively small caliber cannons, or a mix of cannons and machine guns. If they carried more than one cannon, one might be a howitzer, for shore bombardment. They were usually not armoured. The USS San Pablo described in Richard McKenna's The Sand Pebbles is an example of this class of vessel, serving on the US Navy's Yangtze Patrol. Stronger river warships were river monitors.

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River gunboat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A River gunboat is a type of gunboat adapted for river operations. River gunboats required shallow draft for river navigation. They would be armed with relatively ...
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The China Marines > Gunboats > Yangtze…
The bulk of the images on this page come from snapshots taken by sailors aboard the USS Helena, c. 1908-10, and the USS Palos, c. early 1930s .
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Yangtze Patrol - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The USS Palos and Monocacy were the first American gunboats built specifically for service on the Yangtze river. The Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, ...
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Dragonfly-class river gunboat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Dragonfly class was a class of River gunboats. Six were planned and five were built: of those five, four were lost in the Second World War. One of the four ...
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Insect-class gunboat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Insect class gunboats (or large China gunboats) were a class of small, but well-armed Royal Navy ships designed for use in shallow rivers or inshore.
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USS San Pablo (c. 1896) and the Yangtze Patrol - CityofArt.net
The gunboats enforced this nonaccountability and patently encouraged its gross abuse by their .... USS Helena was built as a coastal and River gunboat in 1897.
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Gunboats on the Yangtze River - Pinterest
A collection of photo images of U.S. German and British gunboats, which patrolled the Yangtze River in China from 1898-1941. The album also contains militaria ...
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Yangtze River Gunboats 1900-49 (New Vanguard): Angus Konstam ...
Yangtze River gunboats 1900-49 (New Vanguard) [Angus Konstam, Tony Bryan] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. From the end of the ...
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Insect Class River Gunboats
Royal Navy Insect Class River gunboats. Photo Gallery. The following are all original photos and postcards from the Taylor Family Collection. Structure.
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gunboats - SteelNavy
In order to travel up river to concessions inland, small vessels of shallow draft were needed. Thus were born a class of ships known as China gunboats.
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The River Gunboat “Rangiriri” — (Sister ship, “Koheroa”) | NZETC
Victoria University of Wellington logo · New Zealand Electronic Text ... Period: Volume I (1845–64). The River gunboat “Rangiriri” — (Sister ship, “Koheroa”).
USC archaeologists locate wreck of Confederate gunboat ... - WCSC
Dec 21, 2010 ... USC archaeologists locate wreck of Confederate gunboat ... cannon recovered from the Pee Dee River (Source: University of South Carolina).
Archaeologists locate wreck of Confederate gunboat - University of ...
A University of South Carolina archaeologist has found the wreck of C.S.S. ... the presence of two of three cannon from the gunboat in the river: a Confederate ...
River Defense Fleet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Defense Fleet was a set of fourteen vessels in Confederate service, ... Instead, they were to rely on ramming, to hit the slow enemy gunboats where they were most vulnerable. .... Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1993.
USS Tyler - The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Jan 2, 2014 ... The 180-foot-long A. O. Tyler, a Mississippi and Ohio river packet named for its ... War Department for conversion into River gunboats at the beginning of the Civil War. ... Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
A river gunboat, Changde, Hunan, China, 1901 - USC Digital Library
Description, "A River gunboat, a common sight on China's waterways in Imperial days. (This was the gunboat that escorted the Logans on the houseboat in 1901). Note cannon on the bow, ... Repository name, Yale University. Divinity School.
Yangtze River Patrol and Other US Navy Asiatic Fleet Activities in ...
The three gunboats now in the lower river, the Isabel, Elcano, and Villalobos, are of too great draft to get ...... Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 1982.
gunboats - SteelNavy
The French also operated River gunboats in China, as well as in Indochina to ... GUNBOATS AND MARINES, Bernard Cole, University of Delaware Press, 1983.
Le Roy Fitch : the Civil War career of a Union river gunboat ...
King Library will experience an electrical outage Wednesday, Nov. 27, between 12:15 and 12:30 pm. This outage is necessary to complete final utility work on ...
United States Navy gunboat 'Choctaw' in the Mississippi River off ...
'Andrew D. Lytle's Baton Rouge' Photograph Collection arrow United States Navy gunboat 'Choctaw' in the Mississippi River off Baton Rouge, about 1863.
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Yangtze River Gunboats 1900-49
Yangtze River Gunboats 1900-49
Angus Konstam, 2012
This book covers the gunboats of all the major nations that stationed naval forces in China, including America, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, and Japan, and looks at such famous incidents as the Japanese bombing of the USS ...
Yangtze River Gunboats 1900-49 (New Vanguard)
Yangtze River Gunboats 1900-49 (New Vanguard)
Angus Konstam, 2011
"This monograph presents the true story of the gunboats from the U.S. Navy and the navies of many European powers and Japan that patrolled the Yangtze River, protecting missionaries and trade and diplomatic outposts, as well as countering warlords and pirates. Each type of gunboat is described in detail, but even more valuable are the descript...
Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861-65
Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861-65
Angus Konstam, 2013
Angus Konstam. TYPE COMMISSIONED SERVED ER CONFEDERATE GUNBOATS OPERATING ON THE MISSISSIPPI (CONTINUED) Barataria Sternwheel ironclad September 1861 — gunboat Tuscarora Sidewheel gunboat August 1861 ...
Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861-65 (New Vanguard)
Mississippi River Gunboats of the American Civil War 1861-65 (New Vanguard)
Angus Konstam, 2002
The unrivalled illustrated reference on fighting vehicles, transport and artillery through the ages. Each volume is illustrated throughout, making these books uniquely accessible to history enthusiasts of all ages.
Le Roy Fitch: The Civil War Career of a Union River Gunboat Commander
Le Roy Fitch: The Civil War Career of a Union River Gunboat Commander
2013
This is the first published biography of Lieutenant Commander Le Roy Fitch, U.S. Navy. Fitch saw action on the Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers; fought against Morgan, Wheeler and Forrest, as well as irregulars; commanded an ironclad monitor during the Battle of Nashville; and was renowned for his abilities in counterinsurgency and convoy tact...
Damn Slavers!: A History of the Sea, Lake, and River Battles ...
Damn Slavers!: A History of the Sea, Lake, and River Battles ...
Robert James Warner, 2006
25, The light draft gunboat expedition entered the Yazoo River after a long delay while Army troops cleared away obstructions in the river. Reporting to Rear Admiral Porter the next day, Lieutenant Commander W. Smith briefly noted some of ...
The Treaty Ports of China and Japan: A Complete Guide to the ...
The Treaty Ports of China and Japan: A Complete Guide to the ...
Nicholas Belfield Dennys, William Frederick Mayers, Charles King, 1867
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USS LOUISVILLE: Ironclad river gunboat | The Civil War in the West
Built by James B. Eads at the the Union Marine Ways, in the St. Louis suburb of Carondelet, the LOUISVILLE was a heavy "City Class" River gunboat. These vessels, paid for by the Army and operated by the Navy, were the heart of the Western Gunboat Flotilla (later the Mississippi River Squadron). Ponderous but powerful,…
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Pook Turtles, Armorclads and the Civil War on the Rivers - NYTimes.com
Forget the Monitor and the Merrimac: The real ironclad war was on the nation’s interior rivers.
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American River Gunboat Tutuila Bombed by Japanese - July 30, 1941 - Enemy in the Mirror
August 14, 2013 by Mark Scott Smith.
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Armoured river gunboat Humaita at Presidential Palace - Virtual Globetrotting
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Blitzwalkers: 'Get off my bloody ship!'
HMS Peterel's crest By the time of the Japanese entry into the war in December 1941, most of Britain's Eastern Fleet, the so-called 'China Squadron' had been withdrawn to home waters or the Mediterranean in order to counter the Axis threat and as a result, when Japan attacked Pearl Harbour, typical of the British defences of her overseas interests in the Far East was the River gunboat HMS Peterel, under the command of 62 year old Lieutenant Stephen Polkinghorn RNR. Incidentally, the spelling of the Peterel's name, though incorrect, was a perpetuation of a mistake made by a clerk in the Admiralty at the time of the first ship to bear the name in 1777.
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150th Anniversary – Gunboats on the Waikato | History Geek
It is hard to believe that New Zealand’s longest river was once patrolled by naval vessels equipped with cutting edge weaponry – but that is exactly what happened one hundred and fifty years ago. It was the spring of 1863 and the British invasion of the Waikato had ground to a halt at Meremere. I…
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River gunboat squadrons
When I mouse over my stack of River gunboats (and transports), the popup tells me the gunboats have a strength of "(32/47)". They currently have 4 full-strength elements each. Similarly, my river transport unit has a strength of "(8/47)". I believed this to mean they could take on additional elements, so I moved the stack to a region with a harbor and a depot (first New Orleans, from which they got bumped to New York when the Civil War broke out in Early January 1860, but new leaders have yet
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YANGTSE RIVER GUNBOAT - Ships - Modeling Subjects - Finescale Modeler Community
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