Re: Need confirmation on Question about Gunboats
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Bill Gower" <billgower@c...>
> Am I correct that gunboats and transport ships could move about 6knots per
> hour down the Mississippi and about 4 or 5 upstream?IIRC, sternwheelers get up to 6 knots in placid water and side-
wheelers max out at 12 (which was dangerous and could not be
maintained for long)...
Here are 2 good articles: