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Gunboat on the Yangtze

The Diary of Captain Glenn F. Howell of the USS Palos, 1920-1921

by Glenn Howell

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • China,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • History,
  • Military,
  • Asia - China,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 19th century,
  • Relations

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDennis L. Noble (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138655M
    ISBN 100786412321
    ISBN 109780786412327


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First comes a biography of Howell, an overview of Chinese history from toand a history of the United States military involvement in China during those years.

5(3). This work presents Howells diary from June 6,to Septemduring which time he commanded the naval gunboat USS Palos on the Yangtze River. First comes a biography of Howell, an overview of Chinese history from toand a history of the United States military involvement in China during those years.

Yangtze River Gunboats 49 book. Read reviews from worlds largest community for readers. From the end of the 19th century through the first half of 5. From the end of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th, most Western powers maintained a naval presence in China.

These gunboats protected traders and missionaries, safeguarded national interests, and patrolled Chinese rivers in search of pirates. It was a wild, lawless time in China as ruthless warlords fought numerous small wars to increase their power and influence. This book.

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It was a wild, lawless time in China as ruthless Author: Angus Konstam. BOOK REVIEW: Yangtze River Gunboats Aug Admin Book Reviews Bryan, china, gunboat, history, Jones, Konstam, naval, navy, river, Yangtze 2 Gunboat on the Yangtze book By Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Tony Bryan, Osprey Publishing, Oxford, UK () Reviewed by Captain Roger F.

Jones, USN (Ret) This small gem is one of Ospreys. The full story of the British Yangtze gunboats is exceedingly well told in Gregory Hainess Gunboats on the Great River, Macdonald and Janes, London,which is. Subject: Gunboat on the Yangtze Author Dennis L.

Noble is coming out with a book about the life in general of the Yangtze gunboat sailors. Amazon says it's coming out now in March. Gunboat on the Yangtze: The Diary of Captain Glenn F. Howell of the USS Palos, by Glenn F. Howell, Dennis L. Noble. Royal Navy boats on the Yangtze River. The Royal Navy had three generations of gunboats on the Yangtze River spanning fifty years.

The first were the Heron -class river gunboats, of which HMS Nightingale []; and HMS Robin, HMS Sandpiper, HMS Snipe served on Yangtze and West Rivers until and were sold in Yangtze River Gunboats 49 (New Vanguard Book ) eBook: Konstam, Angus, Bryan, Tony: : Kindle StoreReviews:   US Navy Gunboats A study of the history of the US Navy's gunboats and their role in building a worldwide American naval presence abroad and in combat, from the Yangtze era through to World War II.

For more than half a century, American gunboats were the ships often responsible for policing small crises and provided deterrence and. Books shelved as riverine-warfare: Yangtze River Gunboats 49 by Angus Konstam, Yangtze Patrol, The US Navy in China by Kemp Tolley, Tigris Gunboats.

A comprehensive, fully illustrated encyclopedia of river gunboats from the early 19th century to the present day. The first recorded engagement by a steam-powered warship took place on a river, when in the Honorable East India Companys gunboat Diana went into action on the Irrawaddy in Burma.

The port of Palos de la Frontera, Spain, from which Columbus sailed on his first voyage to the New World in II. The second Palos (Gunboat No. 16), a shallow draft gunboat built for service on the Yangtze River, China, was pre-constructed at Mare Island Navy Yard in ; dismantled and shipped to Shanghai, China: laid down by the Shanghai Dock and Engineering Co.

28 April ; launched. Inthe Susquehanna became the first gunboat to show the Stars and Stripes on the Yangtze. Soon the navy had a squadron stationed in Chinese waters. In the sidewheel monitor Monocacy began to chart the Yangtze, and three years later its sister ship Ashuelot surveyed up to Ichang-nearly a thousand miles upriver from Shanghai.

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Reviews:   This 48 page paperback book is the rd book in the New Vanguard series of books that are available from Osprey Publications. A study of the history of the US Navys gunboats and their role in building a worldwide American naval presence abroad and in combat, from the Yangtze era through to World War II.

Source: Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. USS Wake (PR-3) was a United States Navy river gunboat operating on the Yangtze was seized by Japan on 8 December Originally commissioned as the gunboat Guam (PG), she was re-designated river patrol vessel PR-3 inand renamed Wake. Service history. She was launched on 28 May as Guam by the Kiangnan.

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These gunboats protected traders and missionaries, safeguarded national interests, and patrolled Chinese rivers in search of pirates. A study of the history of the US Navy's gunboats and their role in building a worldwide American naval presence abroad and in combat, from the Yangtze era through to World War II.

For more than half a century, American gunboats were the ships often responsible for policing small crises and provided deterrence and fast-response capabilities around the world - showing the flag. Yangtze River Gunboats by Angus Konstam,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Gunboat is a brief introduction to operations carried out by small ships from the time of the Crimean War through the escape of HMS Amethyst down the Yangtze in It's thirteen chapters are a rather eclectic selection, almost entirely British (there is a chapter on gunboat actions in 5(2).

Maikel of the Old Weather project, which has edited the log books of British gunboats on the Yangtze lists nearly 20 English variations. In the event, both Yangtse and Yangtze. BOOK REVIEW: Yangtze River Gunboats Aug Admin Book Reviews Bryan, china, gunboat, history, Jones, Konstam, naval, navy, river, Yangtze 2 Comments By Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Tony Bryan, Osprey Publishing, Oxford, UK () Reviewed by Captain Roger F.

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The longest river in Asia begins its journey to the sea as a tiny drop of melted snow from Tibet's Geladandong Snowy. The gunboat's weapons spat fiery defiance but eventually a bomb hit it. Fire spread quickly and it was only a matter of time before the gunboat would be blown to pieces.

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Iris during Chinas Boxer. In this book Bryan Perrett recounts thirteen episodes of exciting gunboat action, ranging from the Burma war inthrough two world wars and on to the dramatic escape of the Amethyst down the Yangtze Reviews: Map of the Yangtze This small sketch map, from a collection of material coming from the gunboat H.

Sandpiper, shows the Yangtze from just outside Shanghai to Chongqing (then Chungking), and the locations of major ports. The Royal Navy had been involved in. - Ex-Spanish gunboats Elcano, Villalobos and Pompey arrive at Shanghai. They are grouped with Monadnock as the station ship at Shanghai to constitute a task force patrolling the Yangtze and tributaries.

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