Naval Action on Lake Tanganyika

Hedwig von Wissmann

The Hedwig von Wissmann had originally been designed as a patrol boat to do battle with slavers and to project German power on the African interior waterways. In April her armament was upgraded to a 4.7cm quick-loading gun in addition to a 3.7cm revolving cannon

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