One gunboat had already arrived, and General Hunter decided on going up in her himself.
She witnessed the first embarkation in a gunboat at Sheerness.
Lawrence recrossed the ocean again in his gunboat, and commanded her for some time after.
It was a swordfish and he resembled a gunboat with purple outriggers.
The unwieldy three-decker of the invective should be reduced to the manageable form of the epistolary torpedo and gunboat.
The 'Langford' knocked out the gunboat 'Smith' in three rounds.
The gunboat immediately was made the target for the German guns, and sunk.
At a signal from the brig, made by waving a flag on the forecastle, the gunboat was stopped.
The sea had scarcely closed over the Re d'Italia when another misfortune occurred; the gunboat Palestro took fire.
He's terribly surprised at the sight of the gunboat—terribly.