Allied Warships

River gunboats

Panay class

1 ship

Technical information

TypeRiver gunboat
Displacement474 BRT 
Length191 feet 
Complement59 men 
Armament2 3" AA guns (2x1)
8 .30cal MG 
Max speed15 knots
Notes on classThe name ship of this class, USS Panay (PR-5)(Lcmdr James Joseph Hughes, USN) was sunk in error by Japanese naval aircraft on the Yangtze river on 12 December 1937. The commanding officer was wounded in the sinking. 


All ships of the Panay class


US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Oahu (PR-6) Lost on 6 May 1942


1 River gunboat of the Panay class. 1 of them was lost.

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