Machias Class Gunboat (1891)
From The Dreadnought Project
Two Machias class gunboats were completed for the U.S. Navy in 1893-4.
|Overview of two vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Name||Hull No.||Builder||Laid Down||Launched||Commissioned||Fate|
|Machias||PG-5||Bath Iron Works||12 Feb, 1891||8 Dec, 1891||20 Jul, 1893||To Mexico 29 Oct, 1920|
|Castine||PG-6||Bath Iron Works||19 Feb, 1891||11 May, 1892||22 Oct, 1894||Sold 5 Aug, 1921|
- eight 4-inch/50 caliber
- four 6-pounders
- two 1-pounders
- Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 165.
- Chesneau, Robert; Kolesnik, Eugene (editors) (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. London: Conway Maritime Press. (on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk).
- Silverstone, Paul H. (2006). The U.S. Navy Warship Series: The New Navy 1883-1922. New York: Routledge.
|Machias Class Gunboat|
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