One gunboat had already arrived, and General Hunter decided on going up in her himself.
All this while the Spanish gunboat had been firing away with all her might and main.
Lawrence recrossed the ocean again in his gunboat, and commanded her for some time after.
He had chosen the name of a Spanish gunboat he knew to be at sea; and the ruse worked.
The unwieldy three-decker of the invective should be reduced to the manageable form of the epistolary torpedo and gunboat.
The lost vessel was a gunboat, and her crew would not be more than 150.
The gunboat immediately was made the target for the German guns, and sunk.
The deck of the gunboat we thought an ideal place to spend the night.
The sea had scarcely closed over the Re d'Italia when another misfortune occurred; the gunboat Palestro took fire.
I am the second lieutenant on board H.M.'s gunboat, the John Bright.