Yorktown Class Gunboat (1888)
From The Dreadnought Project
Three Yorktown class gunboats were completed for the United States Navy between 1889 and 1891.
|Overview of three vessels|
|Citations for this data available on individual ship pages|
|Name||Hull No.||Builder||Laid Down||Launched||Commissioned||Fate|
|Yorktown||PG-1||Cramp||14 May, 1887||28 Apr, 1888||23 Apr, 1889||Sold 30 Sep, 1921|
|Concord||PG-3||N. F. Palmer||May 1888||8 Mar, 1890||14 Feb, 1891||To Public Health Service 15 Jun, 1914|
|Bennington||PG-4||Delaware River I. W.||May 1888||3 Jun, 1890||20 Jun, 1891||Sold 14 Nov, 1910|
- six 6-inch/30 caliber
- between two to four 6-pounders
- up to two 3-pounders
- up to four 1-pounders
- Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 163.
- 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.
|Yorktown Class Gunboat|
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