Allied Warships

River gunboats

Wake class

2 ships


The river gunboat USS Wake of the US Navy. She was lost on 8 Dec 1941.

Technical information

TypeRiver gunboat
Displacement350 BRT 
Length159 feet 
Complement59 men 
Armament2 3" AA guns (2x1)
8 .30cal MG 
Max speed14.5 knots
EnginesSteam engines, 2 shafts 
Power1900 HP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the Wake class


US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Tutuila (PR-4)
USS Wake (PR-3) Lost on 8 Dec 1941


2 River gunboats of the Wake class. 1 of them was lost.

See all River gunboat classes.


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