Gunboat [noun]

Definition of Gunboat:

container, usually metallic

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Sentence/Example of Gunboat:

The rebels wished to advance from Lutao, but were kept back by the fire from the gunboat Maria Cristina.

Meanwhile, the Australian submarine has got up through the Narrows and has torpedoed a gunboat at Chunuk.

Subsequently a gunboat was sent to San Fernando de la Union to shell the town.

On that date the American gunboat Petrel and a large steam-launch suddenly appeared in Cebú harbour.

In January, 1899, a Spanish gunboat silently entered the port without the customary whistling and firing of salute.

The gunboat Alava co-operated by firing shells into the rebel camp situated just outside the town.

He dashed boldly in, laid his vessel alongside the nearest gunboat of the enemy, poured in a volley, and gave the order to board.

The gunboat Itasca set out in the darkness of the night and managed to get between the shore and the chain.

Ten hours of hard toil had passed when he saw the dark hull of a gunboat nearby.

The Manhattan had found the gunboat and was using the signals.