Naval Action on Lake Tanganyika

The Route

This map shows the problem of the route in that the railway only went so far before cutting out. Mimi and Toutou then had to be pulled to the Lualaba River (which had many rapids and barriers of its own) but then transported by train for the final part of the journey.

Image courtesy of Imperial War Museum

Naval Action on Lake Tanganyika Article

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