Wheeling Class Gunboat (1897)
From The Dreadnought Project
Two Wheeling class gunboats were completed for the United States Navy in 1897.
|Overview of two vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Name||Hull No.||Builder||Laid Down||Launched||Commissioned||Fate|
|Wheeling||PG-14||Union Iron Works||11 April, 1896||18 March, 1897||10 August, 1897||Sold 30 October, 1946|
|Marietta||PG-15||Union Iron Works||13 April, 1896||18 March, 1897||1 September, 1897||Sold 25 March, 1920|
- six 4-inch/40 caliber
- four 6-pounders
- two 1-pounders
- Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 166.
- 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.
- Silverstone, Paul H. (2008). The U.S. Navy Warship Series: The Navy of World War II, 1922-1947. New York: Routledge.
|Wheeling Class Gunboat|
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