City-Class Gunboats

Guttman, Jon
November 2010
Military History;Nov2010, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p23
The article highlights the U.S.S. Mound City, one of the seven City-class gunboats commissioned by Union Army General Montgomery Meigs for the Western Gunboat Flotilla and designed by Commander John Rodgers, naval engineer James Eads, naval constructor John Lenthall and architect Samuel M. Pook in February 1862 during the U.S. Civil War.


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