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Question 1: The ASPB's were the only US Navy riverine craft specifically designed and built for the ________.
Cold WarCentral Intelligence AgencyVietnam WarKorean War

Question 2: Britain launched a number of wooden paddle gunboats between 1834-1847 for Canadian service on the ________.
James BayGreat LakesArctic OceanOntario

Question 3: Gunboats experienced a revival during the ________.
Bleeding KansasTennesseeUnited StatesAmerican Civil War

Question 4: In the age of sail, a gunboat was usually a small undecked vessel carrying a single smoothbore ________ in the bow, or just two or three such cannons.
GunpowderCannonArtilleryCannon operation

Question 5: She participated successfully in the ________.
Frankfurt ParliamentDenmarkSecond Schleswig WarFirst Schleswig War

Question 6: With the introduction of steam power in the early 19th century, small vessels propelled by side paddles and later by screws were built in considerable numbers by the ________ and other navies.
Royal NavyHMS Ocean (L12)HMS Illustrious (R06)HMS Ark Royal (R07)

Question 7: Britain built a large number of wooden screw gunboats during the 1850's, some of which participated in the ________, Second Opium War and Indian Mutiny.
Russian Civil WarCrimean WarRusso-Turkish War (1877–1878)Great Northern War

Question 8: ________
List of gunboat and gunvessel classes of the Royal NavyList of Royal Navy shore establishmentsList of bomb vessels of the Royal NavyList of early warships of the English navy

Question 9: Gunboats were also easy and quick to build; the combatants in the 1776 ________ on New York's Lake Champlain were mostly gunboats built on the spot.
Capture of Fort TiconderogaBattle of Valcour IslandSaratoga campaignInvasion of Canada (1775)

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