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Limpopo (gunboat)
Career (Portugal)
Name: Limpopo
Commissioned: 1890
Decommissioned: 1943
General characteristics
Type: Gunboat

Limpopo was a gunboat built for the Portuguese Navy in England in 1890. It was in service in Ajuda, São Tomé, and Cape Verde. In 1904, the boat was used in a battle against a Russian squadron in Tigres Bay. It was commanded for a time by famous Portuguese geographer Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho.[1]

It was taken out of active use in 1939 and decommissioned in 1943.[2]


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